Sustainable WASH Services in Schools

This study applies a life-cycle costs approach (LCCA) to the sanitation and hygiene activities undertaken in 17 schools in six selected upazilas (sub-districts) out of the 45 upazilas in Bangladesh where the GDS WASH in schools programme operates.

CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVES

The number of students per latrine, with separation for boys and girls.

HOW THE OBJECTIVES WERE ACHIEVED

1. Use – The safe use of latrines, water and soap available for handwashing.
2. Reliability – Clean latrines, availability of products for regular maintenance.
3. Drinking water available- Availability of safe drinking water.
4. Environmental protection – Faecal waste and wastewater safely disposed.
5. Menstrual hygiene management – Availability of pads for emergencies and facilities for disposal of used napkins.

CAMPAIGN INNOVATIONS

Menstrual hygiene management – Availability of pads for emergencies and facilities for disposal of used napkins.

CAMPAIGN IMPACT

The methodology for assessing WASH service levels,
the life-cycle costs of WASH in schools, and the relationship between investments and the services provided, and
cost benchmarks for sustainable WASH services in schools.

CHALLENGES FACED

The study analyses expenditure data for capital expenditure (hardware and software)..

LESSONS LEARNT

A school service level framework to evaluate the water, sanitation and hygiene services provided.

COUNTRY

Bangladesh

CITY

Barisal

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https://www.gdsbslbd.org

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