Raise the level of awareness on poor sanitation and high light the opportunities, benefits and challenges of ecological sanitation for Sustainable Development
After the community needs assessment exercise in Masaka district (Uganda), was found that the sanitary conditions were deteriorating with water pollution featuring very prominently as a result of contamination from surface built pit latrines which are typical of 90% of the community, 10% lacking toilets hence improper disposal of wastes. Leading to spread of water borne diseases, like dysentery, cholera, soil nutrient depletion.520 beneficiaries
Activities include sensitization work shops and construction of ecosan toilets, develop gardens for food security,promote primary health care,promote the use of toilets
The project is expected to promote proper sanitation, encourage sustainable agricultural and environment practices for sustainable livelihoods hence Ecological Sanitation.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).