Postcards from the Field


A woman stands smiling in front of her newly constructed latrine in Cambodia

Leaving no one behind: leveraging targeted subsidies to close the sanitation gap

Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 10:50 AM

“I wouldn’t be using a toilet if I had to purchase without the subsidy” says Ms Va Sophe, standing proudly outside of her newly built latrine. (Seng Liem, iDE)



Woman sanitation promoter is holding a visual in front of a group of people outside in a rural village

Women sanitation promoters strengthen the voice and participation of women villagers in Lao PDR

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 02:48 PM

Female Sanitation promoter explains the importance of a safe toilet to a group of villagers in Champhone District (Photo by Outhikone Souphome In – Sanitation...

Woman stands in front of a group in a mask speaking inside a colorful room

One woman's push for change at a village in Pakistan

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 12:39 PM

With support from IRC, Ms Komariya is inspiring her community to improve their health and wellbeing through better sanitation by promoting safe and inclusive WASH...

Man who is a village sanitation promoter smiles at the camera while behind him toilet materials are being constructed

Achieving sanitation for all by bridging the gap between households and the private sector

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 12:17 PM

Village sanitation promoter shares appreciation for the one-stop-service sanitation package. (Outhikone Souphome In, Sanitation Marketing Advisor, SNV Lao PDR)



a tropical scene with palm trees and a house that is on an informal settlement with a makeshift pit covered in corrugated iron

A toilet for every informal settlement household in Suva, Fiji

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 11:50 AM

Monash is helping every household in an informal settlement in Suva, Fiji access a toilet that is connected to a sealed septic tank and where waste is treated through...

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