Practical tools and recommended approaches to help sanitation and hygiene practitioners do their work well.
Adaptable, ‘combinable’ learning and sanitation approaches will be essential to end open defecation and meet the increasingly complex challenges of SDG 6.2.
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Context specific and adaptive approaches
Context specific and adaptive ‘umbrella’ approaches are vital in assessing which combination of learning and sanitation approaches are most suitable. Approaches need to be adapted to diverse contexts, to meet local challenges and needs, and to make sure we leave no one behind.read more
Learning approaches >
Explore participatory, action-orientated research and learning approaches we champion and use ourselves, including Rapid Action Learning (RAL) approaches created by the Sanitation Learning Hub.
- Context analysis
- Rapid Action Learning approaches
- Visual methods
- Learning from failure
- Immersive approaches
Sanitation approaches >
Some of the most successful rural and urban sanitation approaches, including area-wide approaches rolling out sanitation programming across larger regions.
Latest guidance and tools
Most recently added programme guidance and tools to end open defecation and achieve SDG 6.2.
Financing Sanitation in Sub-Sahara Afric...
This guide provides practical decision-making tools for identifying the type of financing…
Free course: Finance for sustainable WAS...
This free online course aims to equip learners with skills in sustainable…
Developing WASH Finance Strategies: A Gu...
This guide supports the expansion of the critically needed water, sanitation, and…
Learning from and preventing failure in ...
Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) failures continue to be discussed mostly off…
Disability Inclusive WASH Checklist
More attention has been given to disability in WASH policies and programmes….
Engaging Men and Boys for Gender-Transfo...
This issue of Frontiers of Sanitation explores the extent to which engaging…
SSI building block checklist
This checklist is a diagnostic tool to measure the status of the…
What is Sustainable Sanitation?
This webpage outlines the dimensions of sanitation sustainability that Sustainable Sanitation Alliance…
Database of WASH in households
The database of WASH in households presents updated WASH figures globally, by…