World Toilet Day in Pamplona Alta (Lima, Peru)

The research findings of "Scaling Off-Grid Solutions for Sanitation" will be presented to residents of Pamplona Alta, Lima, Peru. As a leading expert in the field, Sanima has been supporting the research initiative "Scaling Off-Grid Solutions for Sanitation" which aims to understand the challenges, demands, and issues related to water and sanitation access in Peru, Haiti, South Africa, and Kenya, both for users and non-users of the Container-Based Sanitation (CBS) service. In the case of Peru, 52 Sanima users and 52 non-users residing in Pamplona Alta (Lima Peru) participated in this project one-year project from June 2022 to February 2023. The results of this research, led in Peru by the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP), will be presented on November 18 at Parque El Mirador de Pamplona Alta (Lima, Peru). This presentation will be extended to residents of Pamplona Alta, as well as representatives of social organizations and local authorities, as part of the World Toilet Day framework.  In August 2023, preliminary findings from this research were presented to project participants at the "José María Arguedas" market in Pamplona Alta (Lima, Peru). This meeting facilitated dialogue on various research aspects, including well-being, household economics, unexpected events or unfavourable experiences, and water and sanitation. Event Details:  World Toilet Day: Presentation of results from the "Scaling Off-Grid Solutions for Sanitation" project. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Parque El Mirador de Pamplona Alta (Lima, Peru). The event will also include a photographic exhibition open to all attendees. What is World Toilet Day? World Toilet Day is an annual day designated by the United Nations to raise awareness about the 3.5 billion people worldwide still lacking safe sanitation and the severe consequences for their well-being. The situation in Peru is particularly alarming, with approximately 7.6 million people lacking access to indoor plumbing and have no public toilet alternatives to cover this essential basic service of safely managed sanitation. 

Publicado en November 17, 2023