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Water and Sanitation

Practical Action helps local communities in the developing world gain access to services such as water and sanitation,   vital for a decent quality of life.  Some examples of how they go about doing this and the technologies involved are demonstrated in these  videos.

Water and sanitation videos

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Dying for a drink - solar powered water pump

Drinking dirty water is the only solution for some children in Kenya. Installing a solar powered water pump changes their lives.

  • video
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Eco toilets in Peru

One woman describes how Practical Action helped her and her family make an eco-friendly toilet and the benefits they received from it.

  • education resource
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Low cost sanitation in Zimbabwe

Low cost solutions to sanitation in Zimbabwe are shown in detail

  • video
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Ripples of change - multi-use water systems

Case study of a woman who uses the new water system in Nepal and how it has benefited her.

  • Nepali,
  • education resource
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Toilets in Kenya - with Ant and Dec

In this video, originally made for Comic Relief, Ant and Dec see the reality of poor sanitation in Kenyan slums.

  • English,
  • education resource

This project is funded
by the European Union.

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