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(2017-2018) Madagascar Sustainable access to drinking water, hygiene and sanitation in the Plateau Central and in Toamasina
- Access to drinking water is increased in both areas; access is sustainable in both quantity and quality.
- Hygiene and sanitary practices have improved in the district of Antanifotsy.
- Faecal sludge from latrines in Toamasina can be treated in more accessible (affordable) ways.
- Local management of the water and sanitation sector has improved: improved cooperation between communities, public services and civil society.
- The experiencies concerning sustainable management are disseminated at national level and in the Join For Water network.
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- access to drinking water: 12.500 people
- improved access to drinking water: 3.500 people
- improved hygiene: 3.000 people
- treatment of faecal sludge from latrines: 20.000 people
- Flemish Administration and Aquafin through VPWvO
- DDFiP Agence Adour-Garonne
- Dept. Tarn et Garonne
- Province Limburg
- Fondation Elisabeth et Amélie through Koning Boudewijnstichting
- Municipality of Ranst
- Pidpa HidroPLUS
- Private donations
1. sustainable access to drinking water
- sustainable infrastructure
- different solutions according to the need: private connection to drinking water distribution, shared connection, water kiosk
- elaborate municipal plan for the sector of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene; execution and follow-up of this plan (PCDEAH=Plan Communal de développement Eau Assainissement et Hygiène)
2. improved hygiene Central-Plateau
- CLTS activities (Community Led Total Sanitation): the entire community is responsible for better practices (monitoring/preventing open defecation, sensitization, education, construction of latrines...)
3. treatment of faecal sludge from latrines in Toamasina
- follow-up of the management of the sanitary chain (training,...)
- follow-up and management of the treatment plant as a final step in the sanitary chain
- research for improved solutions
4. management of the sector for water and sanitation
- assistance in systematic follow-up (role of local managers versus role authorities)
5. share and disseminate experiences
- workshops for exchange
- collect and disseminate lessons learned, including for lobbying
- FIKRIFAMA: ngo Centraal-Plateau
- CNEAGR : Centre National de l’Eau, de l’Assainissement et du Génie Rural (research and training)
- JIRAMA : Jiro sy Rano Malagasy (drinking water company)
Do you wish to support this programma, or do you wish more information? Please contact Johan Slimbrouck: johan [dot] slimbrouck [at] joinforwater [dot] ngo