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Encouraging good hygiene and sanitation – a Pillars guide

How to help change hygiene practices and build latrines

2005 Available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish

People learn how to wash their hands effectively as part of a good hygiene demonstration in Burundi

People learn how to wash their hands effectively as part of a good hygiene demonstration in Burundi. Photo: Tom Price

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Practical, discussion-based learning on community development for small groups

This guide helps people to reflect on the particular challenges in their own living situations that make access to effective sanitation and safe water supplies difficult. Low-cost ideas are shared that could be used in most situations, including refugee camps. People are encouraged to discuss and think about beliefs and traditions that may influence personal, household and community hygiene.

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