Video: CLTS ‘triggering’ in action

Date: 8th October 2015

CLTS focuses on igniting change in sanitation and hygiene behavior within whole communities, rather than constructing toilets through subsidies. During this social awakening, or ‘triggering’ process in Madagascar, the community looks for visible faeces in their environment. When people realize they are eating faeces this provokes disgust, shame and impacts on dignity. The community then makes and immediate decision to end open defecation. These steps are highlighted in the video below, which features community activities under the GSF-funded programme in Madagascar.


Credit: Channel Africa

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