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Title: Village-to-village: community-based study tours
Authors: Insouvanh, Chansouk
Gary, Kelley
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: INSOUVANH, C. and GARY, K., 2004. Village-to-village: community-based study tours. IN: Godfrey, S. (ed). People-centred approaches to water and environmental sanitation: Proceedings of the 30th WEDC International Conference, Vientiane, Laos, 25-29 October 2004, pp. 574-577.
Abstract: Study tours are often convened for officials and staff, but rarely are community members the focus of such educational trips. Water and sanitation projects in remote villages require community participation for real change and sustainability. This paper presents village-to-village study tours as an effective way to increase the capacity of even the most disadvantaged villages. After visiting successful villages, communities have the information they need to choose, build, maintain, and utilize water systems and are motivated to make sanitation improvements for their health.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28940
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