Innovative Ghanaian Latrine Makes Sanitation Aspirational

USAID Water Team
Nov 8, 2017 · 7 min read
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Children at Ibrahim Memorial School gather with their teacher, Zainat Boye, in front of the school’s new Digni-Loo. Photo credit: Seema Johnson/USAID
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Because it is made of plastic, the Digni-Loo is easier to clean, maintain, and keep free of smells and flies than traditional rural latrines. Photo credit: Seema Johnson/USAID

Seeking Sustainability

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After he finishes using the Digni-Loo, a school boy prepares to wash his hands. Photo credit: Seema Johnson/USAID
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A family works together to install their new Digni-Loo. The entire installation process only takes about 10 minutes. Photo credit: Melissa Burnes/USAID WASH for Health

A Promising Pilot

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Stella Adzonyo sits with her grand-daughter in front of their Digni-Loo, which she said has changed her life. Photo credit: Seema Johnson/USAID

Marketing Dignity



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USAID and its partners improve access to clean water and safe sanitation to create a healthier and more #WaterSecureWorld. For more, visit Globalwaters.org.

Global Waters

Global Waters tells the story of USAID's water-related efforts around the globe, featuring in-depth articles exploring solutions to local as well as global water challenges, opinion pieces by development professionals, and first-hand accounts from stakeholders and beneficiaries.

USAID Water Team

Written by

USAID and its partners improve access to clean water and safe sanitation to create a healthier and more #WaterSecureWorld. For more, visit Globalwaters.org.

Global Waters

Global Waters tells the story of USAID's water-related efforts around the globe, featuring in-depth articles exploring solutions to local as well as global water challenges, opinion pieces by development professionals, and first-hand accounts from stakeholders and beneficiaries.

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