When the women of a small slum in Hyderabad, southern India, found their only water supply polluted by sewage and then cut off, they stood together and fought for their rights. Their efforts, and those of other groups like them, are transforming the futures of slum communities across the city. Sharada Annamaraju, Content Officer at WaterAid India, explains how.
What can WASH specialists learn from architects and town planners? Rémi Kaupp, WaterAid UK’s Urban Sanitation Specialist, muses on three lessons from his time working in housing.
How effective is Community-led Total Sanitation? After more than a decade of implementation in Nigeria, new WaterAid research suggests it may be significantly more effective in rural communities than more urbanised settings. Erin Flynn, Research Manager, discusses the findings and their implications for future community sanitation projects.
Rémi Kaupp, Urban Sanitation Specialist at WaterAid UK, analyses the success of two Tanzanian entrepreneurs who are changing the way sanitation works in Dar es Salaam.