The SWIFT Consortium has provided sustainable water in DRC and Kenya through activities including:
SWIFT has provided access to sustainable sanitation through a range of different approaches. In DRC, it has promoted the ‘Healthy Villages and Schools‘ approach, a step-by-step process of village mobilisation during which communities are supported to build latrines. In Kenya, SWIFT rolled out Community-Led Total Sanitation in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands region, and worked with Sanergy to install ‘Fresh Life Toilets‘ in schools and communities in the informal settlements of Nairobi. Find out more.
SWIFT’s work to promote improved hygiene behaviour in Kenya includes creating School Health Clubs and working with radio stations to produce mass-media public health broadcasts which are engaging and locally relevant.
In DRC, SWIFT has set up Community Health Clubs in rural villages and trained ‘community motivators’ in hygiene awareness through the ‘Healthy Villages and Schools’ approach. Find out more.