Water, Sanitation & Health Solutions
All children have the right to clean water and basic sanitation, as stated in the UN Convention of Child Right. The ultimate aim of Taraqqiyot NGO’s actions in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is to ensure that all children fulfill this right, and that no child is left behind. Affordable and clean water supply, basic toilets and the practice of good hygiene are essential for human survival, and the foundation upon which development begins and play an important role in education.
The approaches applied within the implemented projects of Taraqqiyot NGO have been recognized by the Government of Uzbekistan. The Introduction of the community managed and owned water supply and sanitation systems together with the training methodologies have been emphasized in the Decrees of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the relevant Ministries.
Experience on the topic
Before being formed as Taraqqiyot NGO the team has led a global effort to improve water, sanitation and hygiene conditions for thousands of people in Fergana valley over the last 15 years. The activities covered construction of water systems, improving public toilets and rehabilitation of waste water management systems.
- As a result,
- 32 water systems were built in project villages and managing by non-profit organizations in places,
- more then 150 000 people covered by WASH program,
- 500 medical personals and teachers were trained as a trainer on “Formation of a healthy lifestyle and promotion of hygiene and public sanitation», based on PHAST methodology and aimed at Behaviour Changing,
- Diseases related to water and sanitation among children decreased to 30%