Lifestyles, livelihoods and access to sanitation and hygiene

Deadline: 8 April 2022

The Sanitation Learning Hub is looking to amplify experiences, ideas, challenges and innovations from sanitation and hygiene practitioners through a series of blogs or short recordings.

We want to amplify the voices and perspectives of practitioners working within countries at local and regional level through short written or video outputs which we will work on with you.

The theme of focus for this series is challenging lifestyles and livelihoods. We would like to hear from sanitation and hygiene practitioners with experience of working with groups with temporary, transient or informal status. This could include:

  • Pastoralists
  • Fishing communities
  • Mining communities
  • Nomadic or semi-nomadic groups
  • Temporary workers
  • Seasonal migrants

This is part of a series of Practitioner Voice stories on Challenging Contexts. We have just published four stories focusing on our first theme, ‘Tough Physical Environments’. You can also find out more about our work and thinking on how to address sanitation and hygiene access in Challenging Contexts in our Learning Brief.

Practitioners could be:

  • Staff from National NGOs (inc. CSOs)
  • Community-Based Organisations and rights holder organisations
  • Local government staff
  • Local staff from international NGOs and UN agencies.

We are open to contributions from all countries.

If there is a financial barrier to your participation, we can cover internet costs and offer a small honorarium to cover your time.

If you have an idea to share, please fill in the short template below and we can discuss your idea further.

The deadline is Friday 8th April 2022. We would love to hear from you.

    *In 200 words tell us how your idea relates to our chosen theme ‘Lifestyles and Livelihoods'. Please include:

    • The context, location and people involved

    • The challenges to Sanitation and Hygiene.

    • Any potential solutions.

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