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Tuesday
Sep132011

A Practical Guide for Building a Simple Pit Latrine: How to Build Your Latrine and Use It Hygienically, for the Dignity, Health, and Well Being of Your Family

This technical do-it-yourself guide published by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) provides step-by-step instruction on building simple pit latrines. It was designed for use at the individual household level to assist families in West Africa who have already decided to build their own latrines. The goal of the guide is to ensure that, as a result of users’ total satisfaction with the quality of their new latrines, they will permanently abandon the practice of open air defecation.

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