Practical Guide to Triggering Community-Led Total Sanitation

November 2005

CLTS implies a number of shifts in thinking about sanitation programmes, from subsidy programmes that promote the construction of externally designed latrines to local mobilisation to construct simple, low-cost latrines for the benefit of all.

This basic ‘how-to’ guide aims to help frontline staff and field facilitators to understand the philosophy and principles of community-led total sanitation (CLTS), and to use some of the practical tools and techniques flexibly and freely.

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PublisherInstitute of Development Studies
ApproachesCommunity-led approaches, Sanitation approaches

Kar, K. (2005) Practical Guide to Triggering Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Brighton: IDS


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