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CLTS Uptake And Progress In Homa Bay

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CLTS Uptake And Progress In Homa Bay

  1. 1. COMMUNITY LED TOTAL SANITATION UPTAKE AND PROGRESS IN HOMA BAY PRESENTED BY PHILIP OTIENO
  2. 2. <ul><li>Training No. 1: Conducted for Program Staff in July 2007, the Number of staff trained was 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Training No. 2: Conducted for Ministry of Water and Ministry of Health officials in November 07, Number trained were 18. </li></ul><ul><li>Training No. 3: Was conducted for Assistant Chiefs, Ministry of Health officials and Program Staff in September 08. Number trained was 30. Including 9 Assistant chiefs, 10 PHOs from Suba and Plan Staff (newly recruited). </li></ul>
  3. 3. 16 Villages have been triggered <ul><li>Rambusi </li></ul><ul><li>Arujo </li></ul><ul><li>Marindi </li></ul><ul><li>Nyanguu </li></ul><ul><li>Magare </li></ul><ul><li>Wangapala </li></ul><ul><li>Olodo  </li></ul><ul><li>Otaro </li></ul><ul><li>Riwa </li></ul><ul><li>Chiga </li></ul><ul><li>Nyandiwa </li></ul><ul><li>Nduta </li></ul><ul><li>Ndori </li></ul><ul><li>Got Kabok </li></ul><ul><li>Manera </li></ul>
  4. 4. WRONG ASSUMPTIONS <ul><li>Good triggering will result in rapid adoption of the concept by the community </li></ul><ul><li>CLTS only needs to be ignited and it will spread like bush fire in the community </li></ul><ul><li>To achieve quick results CLTS should be rolled out in as many villages as possible </li></ul><ul><li>The sanitation committee formed after CLTS trigger can on their own oversee the attainment of ODF status in their village </li></ul><ul><li>GOK personnel will enthusiastically support CLTS efforts </li></ul>
  5. 6. CHALLENGES <ul><li>Poor soil condition, either collapsing or hard rock. </li></ul><ul><li>Presence of widows and old men and women who cannot put up latrines. </li></ul><ul><li>Issues of culture; women are not allowed to dig holes for latrines and use of same latrine by in-laws is prohibited </li></ul><ul><li>Large tracts of uncultivated land conducive for open defacation. </li></ul>
  6. 7. CHALLENGES CONTD… <ul><li>The Ministry of Public Health not giving the necessary support </li></ul><ul><li>Some community members do not prioritize latrine construction </li></ul><ul><li>Some community members still expect subsidy from external donors to put up latrines </li></ul><ul><li>The community members have competing needs. Like the case presently where there is hunger, priorities are changed and latrine construction does not become one of them. </li></ul>
  7. 8. ACHIEVEMENTS <ul><li>Rate of open defecation has gone down </li></ul><ul><li>The CLTS effect has spilled over to neighboring villages who are in turn putting up latrines </li></ul><ul><li>Latrine coverage has increased </li></ul><ul><li>Increased awareness on effects of open defecation </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of solidarity groups to support in digging pits. </li></ul>
  8. 9. ACHIEVEMENTS CONTD… <ul><li>Water borne diseases incidences have reduced. This they have confirmed from the reported cases at the nearest health facility. </li></ul><ul><li>During funerals community members make it a priority to provide sanitary facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Use of ashes to contain bad smell and flies </li></ul><ul><li>School children appreciate good sanitation practice </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative ways of human waste treatment by community members (use of dry cells) </li></ul>
  9. 10. WAY FORWARD AND LESSONS LEARNT <ul><li>Follow up by all stakeholders is important for achieving any meaningful result in CLTS. </li></ul><ul><li>Trigger few villages that you can follow up on meaningfully </li></ul><ul><li>The sanitation committee need continuous encouragement </li></ul><ul><li>Inter Community exchange visits are powerful in influencing community members that have not done well to improve </li></ul><ul><li>where Public Health personnel are not cooperative, engage other relevant departments . </li></ul><ul><li>CLTS not a quick fix to sanitation problem. It requires patience, commitment and determination. </li></ul>
  10. 11. WAY FORWARD AND LESSONS LEARNT… <ul><li>CLTS has great potential in turning around the problem of open defecation. </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to hold regular workshops with different sanitation stakeholders to provide learning opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>As people appreciate the importance of latrines, the quality also starts to improve </li></ul><ul><li>The main duty bearer still has ‘expensive’ solutions to rural sanitation, they should be influenced to embrace affordable solutions </li></ul>
  11. 12. PROGRESS IN ATTAINING ODF <ul><li>NDORI VILLAGE </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Households 160 </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Latrines before Triggering 20 </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Latrines to date after Triggering 152 </li></ul><ul><li>GOT KABOK </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Households 72 </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Latrines before Triggering 13 </li></ul><ul><li>No. of Latrines to date after Triggering 58 </li></ul>
  12. 13. THE END THANKS - ORITI
  13. 14. Children sharing action plans
  14. 15. <ul><li>After CLTS sessions toilets started coming up </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Simple latrines in the community made from locally available and affordable materials </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Toilets improve in quality as people appreciate importance of latrines. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Inter community exchange visits powerful in influencing positive change </li></ul>

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