Foreword 1 An introduction to better latrine building 2 Common types of latrine 3 Design and construction 4 Common latrine building problems and solutions 5 SanPlat making 6 Moulds for SanPlat making 7 ' Slab casting with integrated SanPlats 8 Handcarts 9 How to implement a latrine building programme 10 Promotion and hygiene education 11 How to work with people 12 Planning, monitoring and evaluation Appendix 1 Latrine design Appendix 2 Casting the small SanPlat using the all-in-one plastic mould Appendix 3 Forms for sanitation programme management Bibliography
The book gives practical recommendations with the overview as well as the details, not only on how to build but also on how to set up and implement a latrine programme - including how to work with people. It gives straightforward answers to most questions, though there will always be a need for alternative solutions. Ingvar Andersson Head of Africa Division Dept of Natural Resources and the Environment Sida Stockholm.& Gourisankar Ghosh Head of Water and Sanitation Unicef New York
Bjorn Brandberg is an architect, building engineer and sanitation advisor. He has specialized in development, planning and troubleshooting in low-cost water and sanitation programmes.