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Fostering innovative sanitation and hygiene in Monrovia

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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January 2013 – The Monrovia City Corporation received a € 1.2 million grant to increase access to sustainable and affordable sanitation services with improved hygiene and livelihood for Monrovia’s urban poor. The specific objectives include increase access to safe, sustainable and affordable sanitation services; reduce the vulnerability of the urban poor populace to WASH related diseases caused by water contamination; implement an effective, efficient and sustainable fecal sludge management system with production of affordable fecal sludge fertilizer to increase food security. The project seeks to contribute towards resolution of the acute deficiencies in access to safe environmental sanitation services by dwellers in poor communities in Monrovia.