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Case study - WASH in Nigeria

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Now in its second phase, one goal of Christian Aid’s SCHH project is to empower communities to demand quality health services from government and take ownership of their health in a more independent and sustainable way. Community Development Committees (CDCs)  have been established to promote the health of community members, using a rights-based approach to request quality services. The CDC doubles as the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) committee, appealing to local government around health needs and promoting WASH principles to improve community health.

Published on 01 February 2016

Resource language
English
Location
  • Africa
  • Nigeria
Themes – Areas of work
  • Water and sanitation