SWSS
24th March 2011 – 30th May 2012 (One Year)

Name of the Project: Sustainable Water and Sanitation Supply Project (SWSS)
Duration of The Project: 24th March 2011 – 30th May 2012
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Implementing Community-led Total Sanitation and Hygiene Behavior Change Project (CLTS) in Badakhshan province.
  • The goal of the Provincial Community-Led Total Sanitation Program was to improve the quality of life of youth in the rural communities and reduce the morbidity and mortality from communicable diseases, especially among young children and women.
  • OHPM focused its interventions on achieving the following objectives of the project in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces from March 2011 to June 2013.
  • The main activities of this project were focused on improving the sanitation status of the communities through health education and hygiene promotion among target communities as two major component of the Primary Health Care PHC to support to the BPHS.
  • OHPM successfully achieved the following results in the target districts of these provinces.
  • All intervention youth communities achieved an open-defecation-free (ODF) environment.
  • All households were committed for safe solid waste management, using their own idea and local materials.
  • All households had access to an improved and safe sanitation facility and use it.
  • Increase the use of effective household water treatment methods.
  • Increased the number of households that correctly store water.
  • Increased the number of households that have a specific place for handwashing.
  • Increased the number of households with soap at the place of handwashing.
  • Increased the number of mothers of young children and youth who know all critical times for handwashing.
  • Decreased the workload of the local municipality in regards to waste collection and disposal.
  • Enhanced the knowledge of the youth in communities in the target cities