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Sanitation Training Materials

Community Based Monitoring systems.

This guide describes the rationale behind community monitoring systems and it details out a step by step procedure of how to participatively develop a community monitoring systems.


Community Health Club strengthening Guide

Community Health Clubs (CHCs) help to promote the culture of good hygiene and sanitation practices as club members meet regularly to learn about and discuss ways to improve sanitation and hygiene.

This describes approaches, strategies and recommendation on how to strategically and sustainably strengthen the community health clubs.

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Formation and Strengthening Guide SMC and PTA Guide

This guide document practical steps to establish a school management committee and also touches on issues of strengthening the capacity of the committee to carry out their roles and responsibilities in improving school sanitation hygiene.

Formation and strengthening of school Health Clubs Guide

The main aim of forming and strengthening School Health Clubs and committees is to promote and maintain behavioural change towards good hygiene practices and proper use and maintenance of hygiene and sanitation facilities in schools. Children are more receptive to new ideas and practices and therefore provide a suitable opportunity to introduce knowledge and habits at an early stage hence making good future citizens and enabling reduction of water and sanitation related diseases. Children can be the catalyst for positive change in their household and community.

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Mainstreaming HIV AIDS in WASH training Guide

For many years, AIDS has been a leading cause of adult disease and deaths. The 2004/05 National HIV/AIDS behaviour survey by Ministry of Health surveillance unit estimates prevalence among adults aged 15-49 years at 6.4%, and 0.7% among children less than 5 years. And 5.8% among those aged 50-59 years.

Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in WASH brings about more cost effectiveness of WASH services for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA). It looks at aspects of risk and benefits associated with hygiene, Hand washing, faecal management, safe water and disposal of waste water.

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PHAST training guide

This guide has been prepared to help the user in the use of participatory methods and tools during mobilisation and training of extension staff. The guide on and the tools contained herein are not a solution to the communities’ problems nor are they the subject matter to be addressed or focused on when mobilising, training or sensitising communities. The guide and the tools are only starters to a community dialogue i.e. only provoke the community to enter into discussions. Therefore, the user should not be tools focused but use the tools to achieve the objectives of the training or gathering.

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