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Ecological Latrine Project 2011-2012. Sanitation in Rural Bolivia More people in the world have a cell phone than a toilet As much of 80% of illnesses.

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1 Ecological Latrine Project

2 Sanitation in Rural Bolivia More people in the world have a cell phone than a toilet As much of 80% of illnesses in Bolivia are linked to poor water and sanitation conditions

3 Components of the Ecological Bathroom Project Latrine ConstructionSanitation Promotion Carlos Caterine

4 Construction of Latrines

5 Carlos Bismark Joselo

6 Building an Ecological Bathroom

7 Construction of Ecological Latrine Family Participation

8 Construction of Ecological Latrine Labor & Gender

9 Ecological Latrine Model  Standard Toilet Seat  Etta Projects’ Model

10 Ecological Latrine Model No. Indicator Traditional Cement Toilet Etta Projects’ toilet model (metal insert) 1 Cost$35.59$ Weight66 lbs6.6 lbs 3 MaterialCementSheet metal,.90mm 4 SustainabilityApprox. 1 year.Not determined 5 SatisfactionVery low- common complaints include: heavy and fragile, difficult to clean and transport High- easy to remove and clean, lightweight

11 Problems with toilet insert…  Inadequate material causes rusting and oxidation  New Model- plastic covered with thin layer of fiber glass and is currently being tested

12 Sanitation Promotion  Sanitation Promoters  7 Trained Sanitation Promoters  Family Workshops  Community Workshops  Children’s Workshops  Celebration & Recognitions Caterine

13 Capacity Training Workshops No.THEMEAttendance 1 SANITATION PROMOTER-HOUSE VISITS 100 % 2 WATER-BORNE ILLNESSES & PREVENTION100 % 3 BASIC SANITATION & HYGIENE100 % 4 USE & MAINTENANCE OF THE ECOLOGICAL BATHROOM100 % 5 MONITORING & EVALUATION TOOLS100 % 6 TREATMENT OF GARBAGE & SOLID WASTES100 % 7 ECOLIGICAL BATHROOM FERTILIZER100 %

14 Family Workshops No.THEMES 1 WATER-RELATED ILLNESSES 2 ECOLOGICAL BATHROOMS PART 1 3 ECOLOGICAL BATHROOMS PART 2 4 USE & MAINTENANCE OF ECOLOGICAL BATHROOM 5 HEALTH & NUTRITION 6 HYGIENE & HAND WASHING 7 HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS 8 TREATMENT OF GARBAGE & SOLID WASTES 9 RECYCLING 10 KITCHEN HYGIENE & FOOD STORAGE 11 PROBLEM SOLVING ECOLOGICAL BATHROOM PROBLEMS 12 ECOLOGICAL BATHROOM FERTILIZER

15 House Visits  Monitor latrine use & maintenance  Promote improved hygiene & sanitation

16 Volunteer Participation

17 Participation- Rotary & local Municipalities

18 Ecological Latrine Project Results

19 Results of Ecological Latrine Project

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22  Trained Health Promoters In Villages

23 Results of Ecological Latrine Project

24 BeforeAfter

25 Impact of Ecological Bathroom Project BeforeAfter BeforeAfter

26 Results of Ecological Latrine Project  "I am not scared of going to the bathroom anymore" Child, 5 years old  "I used to be afraid I was going to fall in the hole and often preferred just to go outside and not in the latrine" Elderly women  "Never in my life have I used a bathroom so beautiful before" Grandmother, 72 years old  "We used to go to the bathroom outside with the animals. Now we have a bathroom." Mother

27 Results of Ecological Latrine Project  "I was always embarrassed that I did not have a bathroom. Now I have a beautiful bathroom. I can not believe it" Norma, mother  "We used to do our necessities outside and our pigs always got into it" Wilson, Father  "My kids say they are not ashamed to go to the bathroom." Deisy, mother

28 THANK YOU!!!!


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