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    A Latrine that is Appropriate for our City Booklet

    April 26, 2024

    This booklet provides detailed explanations of construction techniques and advises community members on building improved, affordable emptiable latrines suitable for the City of Kigali.

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    Deep Row Entrenchment of Faecal Sludge in Small Towns in Uganda

    October 26, 2023

    Deep row entrenchment (DRE) was piloted as an innovative solution for faecal sludge disposal and reuse in small towns lacking formal treatment plants and where pit emptiers had to haul emptied sludge over long distances. The project involved collaboration with town and district officials to identify suitable pilot locations. In addition, pit emptiers were trained…

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    Turning Fecal Sludge into Fuel Briquettes

    March 18, 2019

    A presentation from Uganda’s Water and Environment Week highlighting the Water For People Uganda team’s experience working with the National Water and Sewerage Corporation to produce and sell fecal sludge briquettes in Kampala.

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    Making Briquettes from Faecal Sludge

    March 12, 2019

    A fact sheet from the Water For People Uganda team outlining the step-by-step process for making briquettes from faecal sludge in Kampala and Lira.

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    Fecal Sludge Treatment and Briquette Production

    February 28, 2019

    Oxfam report featuring the Water For People Uganda team’s process for fecal sludge treatment and charcoal briquette production in Lira.

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    Composting Faecal Sludge in Kitgum

    January 8, 2019

    A technical note detailing the faecal sludge composting process and testing results from application in Uganda’s Kitgum district.

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    Turning Waste into Fuel

    July 18, 2018

    A blog on the Water For People Uganda team’s work implementing two Decentralized Fecal Sludge Treatment (DEFAST) in northern Uganda’s Lira and Kitgum districts. Turning Waste into Fuel | Water For People

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