Community-Led Total Sanitation is a rapidly-spreading way of getting local people involved in planning toilets and other facilities. CLTS taps into people’s feelings of disgust to encourage action. Photo: Kalangaba Village Open Defecation Free Sign, from the CLTS Flickr photostream

Our new working paper (with a short briefing on the side) looks at how this might work in different cultures, and the difficulties of creating sustainable sanitation. It also looks at how CLTS can interact with governments as other institutions as it becomes more popular.

>> CLTS Working Paper (pdf, 570kb)
>> Briefing: CLTS: Challenges and opportunities (pdf, 240kb)
>> Our work on water and sanitation
>> Community-Led Total Sanitation website