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KENYA: SATO COMMUNITY SANITATION PROJECT (02/12/2020)

Updated: Jan 14


UPDATE ON KEY MILESTONES ACHIEVED:

  • Donated 2000 SATO toilets to improve sanitation in vulnerable communities by converting open pit latrines to closed pit latrines eliminates contaminated flies, odours and improves general hygiene.

  • 564 toilets installed in various communities including 5 schools, 5 dispensaries and a police station.

  • Over 4,654 people have improved sanitation because of the upgraded toilets.

  • Partnered with SWAP Kisumu to install 100 toilets in Kanyago and Kangoya villages in Kisumu.

  • Trained 145 artisans and Community Health Volunteers to install improved toilets.

  • Launched #WashWednesday campaign to created awareness of the project and the importance of safe toilets

UPDATE ON PILLAR GOAL / STRATEGY:

  • Converting open pit latrines to closed pit latrines to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.

  • Communicable diseases put communities who have limited access to healthcare at risk especially during a pandemic.

TARGET ACHIEVEMENTS FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS:

  • Install remaining 1297 donated toilets.

  • Launch "Adopt a Toilet" social media campaign to increase awareness, identify toilets that require upgrades and attract funding partners.

ANY BLOCKERS OR AREAS CO-CHAIRS NEED HELP:

  • Engage funding partners for funding installations to achieve 1.2 million upgraded toilets target.

  • Onboard implementation partners who will identify and engage communities that are in need of improved toilets.

  • Setting up and promoting donation campaigns to fund toilet installations. Each installation costs $20 to $22 dollars and protects an average of 8 people from contracting preventable but deadly diseases.

TO FIND OUT MORE, PLEASE VISIT https://silafrica.com/sato-toilets/ FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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