This week on the blog, we take a look at how SEED is experimenting with using psychology to increase handwashing in schools, via a new technique called "nudges".
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As we celebrate World Handwashing Day 2020, we take a look at the activities planned for the day, and reflect upon the progress being made to promote the active use of hand washing throughout Madagascar in the shadow of COVID-19.
As SEED continues it's most ambitious WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) project to date, Josh looks into the work the team has been doing to assess the scale of the task ahead, using a comprehensive series of surveys throughout the region.
SEED's Rural WASH Team are currently working in over 1,200 villages across three districts of the Anosy region in Madagascar. In this week's blog post we interview five team members to find out how the work is going and what a typical day for them is like.
Lomba, SEED’s head of construction, has sparked the development of contactless handwashing facilities at the SEED office using innovative methods and materials. Read more about how the prototype developed in this week's blog.
SEED's Rural CLTS (Community Led Total Sanitation) project, working in partnership with UNICEF Madagascar, has been carrying out an extensive survey on water, sanitation and health throughout the Anosy region. Find out more in this week's blog.
Read about how SEED is adapting to the pandemic and the creative solutions our rural WASH team has come up with to spread awareness of hygiene and virus spread prevention.
Announcing our partnership with UNICEF to promote safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across the whole of Anosy region in 2020, SEED's biggest project yet.
This Water Action Month we're highlighting the importance of WASH in education. Madagascar is the third poorest in the world for sanitation. Find out how we work with educators to tackle WASH issues in the south-east.
As the Project Tatirano team install their 100th system, we reflect on the impact this simple rainwater harvesting technique has had on the lives of those living in the Mahatalaky area of Anosy. Originally published on the Development in Action blog.