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  Project Name

 

Sanitation Project

  NGO

 

NEN (North East Network)

  Category

 

Sanitation

  District

 

Sonitpur

  State

 

Assam

  Budget Approved

 

$ 6821

 

  Year Approved

 

2002

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Tulika Narayan

 

College Park

 

  Caption

 

 

Workers buliding the compost pit for the low cost toilets. Notice the use of bamboo which is a locally available resource and is cheap. Typically compost pits are made with bricks and cement.

 

  Summary

 

 

The project proposed to build toilets for150 households from three hamlets in Dharikathi village, Assam. The need was identified by the villagers themselves to solve the sanitation problem that arises because of rain water.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Seven workers, including women were trained in making low cost toilets with compost pits. 150 householdds had access to sanitary toilets by the end of this project. This need was identified by the villagers themselves therefore they deemed this project to be a big success.

 

  Goals

 

 

The project aimed to provide sanitary toilets for 150 household built with local materials. One of the objectives of the project was to train the local people in building these toilets so that they could use these skills for income generation.

 
 

  


 
 
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