More than 1 billion people worldwide suffer from one or more painful, debilitating tropical diseases that disproportionately impact poor and rural populations, cause severe sickness and disability, compromise mental and physical development, contribute to childhood malnutrition, reduce school enrollment, and hinder economic productivity. Three of these diseases are directly linked to water, sanitation, and hygiene practices.
This compendium of WASHplus tools and resources are offered to facilitate WASH and Nutrition at global and country level. It is organized topically. PLEASE OPEN THE OVERVIEW DOCUMENT for an introduction to the compendium.
This consumer research toolkit is designed to help cookstove-related businesses and organizations to collect information from and about potential consumers for more effective design, selection, promotion, and sale of improved cookstoves (ICS). Stakeholders can use that information to design approaches that best support complete adoption and correct and consistent use of the technologies most acceptable to the target group.
The toolkit provides guidance on how to undertake consumer preference research on improved cooking technologies through Trials of Improved Practice (TIPs), including guidance in using associated data collection, entry, and analysis tools based on CSPro software available for free online. This toolkit also provides guidance on useful add-ons to consumer preference studies:
This guide supports the teaching and learning about water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in Zambian primary schools and provides technical content for the teacher to familiarize himself/herself with the subject of WASH, including suggestions on how WASH content can be integrated into the classroom.