SOCHARA Silver Jubilee Community health approach to sanitation in Madhya Pradesh Workshop

Dates : 23rd & 24th July 2016

Venue: Bhopal, Madhaya Pradesh

Theme : Strenthening network towards community health approach to sanitation in Madhya Pradesh"

Focus Theme: Download Concept Note

  • Environmental Sanitation in the context of Open defecation practices
    Open defecation free villages Vs Sustainable sanitation practices
    Community action towards sustainable sanitation practices
  • Community Networking & Communication - SIMS


SCHEDULE: Download Invitation, Download Schedule


Day1 :      Saturday, 23rd July 2016                    Time: 9.30 AM - 5.30 PM

  1. Understanding “Community Health Approach” for tackling sanitation problem in rural/urban areas 
  2. Presentation on case studies – Open defecation free villages (presentation by one of the partner NGO from Madhya Pradesh) 
  3. Social, Economic, Political, Cultural and Ecological challenges (SEPCE) of not having a toilet 
  4. Appropriate Low Cost toilet  technologies  - sharing of SOCHARA experience 
  5. SOCHARA Information and Management System (SIMS) discussion on networking and communication


Day2 :      Sunday, 24th  July 2016                    Time: 9.30 AM - 5.30 PM

  1. Field Visit
  2. Rapport building with the community 
  3. “Walk of Shame” – for the defecation area 
  4. “Faecal Oral transmission exercise” – in the defecation area 
  5. Discussion on “Faecal –oral transmission”
  6. Discussion and presentation on “Appropriate technologies for Sanitation” 
  7. Meeting with Madhya Pradesh Fellows collective 


Read More:

     1. Workshop Report

     2. Presentations

     3. Photo Gallery