Stepping Up the Sanitation Ladder: The Case Study of Samaro (District Umerkot). Tehsil Municipal Administration - Samaro. Profile of Samaro. HHs 2289 with population 14563 (Under Literacy rate (20 % women and 45 % men) Schools - 44 (public and private) Health facilities 1 THQ
Tehsil Municipal Administration - Samaro
TMA /Local Govt
Lack of hygiene
UC Nazim – Rana Wahen Multan
Field Unit In charge Kotli Sattian – NRSP
Social Mobilizer LSO Danyore - Gilgit
A paradigm shift of TMA towards community sanitation issues.
The approach is sustainable as it focuses on behavior change of local communities
TMA commitment and technically enhanced capacity is essential for community based intentions
TMA partnership with local organizations can help in sensitizing local communities through PRA tools and techniques
Exposure to new approaches of sanitation
Opportunity of partnership with non governmental organizations
Community based sanitation approaches are based on inclusive concept of poor and non poor / women and men etc.
Women and children were instrumental in awareness creation
A model of rural sanitation tested in the least developed district of Sindh (Umerkot)