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.
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