Training on the construction of latrines, slab production and development of the sanitation business, promoted by ORATTA project, in coordination with the Professional Water and Sanitation Training Centre (CFPAS), took place from 16 to 20 September 2019 in the Chiúre district. The event was attended by artisans members of associations from the districts of Mecuburi, Nacarôa and Eráti (Nampula Province), Chiúre, Ancuabe, and Mecúfi, (Cabo Delgado Province), technicians from the District Planning and Infrastructure Services (SDPI) of Chiúre and Mecufi.
The objective of the training was to deepen knowledge of the norms and approaches of the rural water and sanitation sub-sector, from the perspective of the private sector, to improve technical skills in the use of family sanitation technologies and the techniques for insertion into the sanitation market, and to align and harmonize the actions of the Artisans, within the scope of the Project.
Participants were trained in the following topics:
Knowledge of the artisan's Centres activities, in particular, has also been strengthened:
Some of the tasks to be performed by the Family:
Course Evaluation (Results)
At the end of the training, a complete latrine was built consisting of a king's chair for use in the district planning and infrastructure services of Chiúre, built by the trainees.
After the training the participants demonstrated to have understood and executed the construction of T blocks, circular slab for the King's chair and simple slab, and manufacture of the King's chair.
The participants highlighted the importance of the training and promised that the knowledge acquired will be used to improve their performance in the activities.
The training contributes to the development of the knowledge of those trained in the field of sanitation and enabled the creation of a sanitation business.
Helvetas will support the trainees with a complete kit for each artisans' association in order to start the sanitation business in their districts.