Manual for Trainers' on Community-driven Total Sanitation

Manual for Trainers' on Community-driven Total Sanitation

"Training of Trainers' Manual on Community-driven Total Sanitation", is a training manual, published by Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) in October 2007, based on a training curriculum developed by Dr. Kamal Kar, initiator of community-led total sanitation in rural areas. This curriculum has been developed through extensive field testing and both the curriculum and guidance notes have been refined based on a series of policy discussions, workshops and interactions with national, state and local governments and expert practitioners in South Asia. The manual, consists of two volumes and is aimed at resource agencies engaged in training potential master trainers to facilitate and scale up community-driven total sanitation. It contains three interlinked modules: Guidance Notes, Trainers Notes and Reference Materials (on CD).

Through Module 1: The Guidance Notes facilitate understanding of the key principles and practices of community-driven total sanitation. This Training Manual is a set of nine Guidance Notes covering topics such as facilitating participatory training, principles and practices of community-driven total sanitation, sanitation technologies, hygiene practices, and monitoring.
Read Module 1: Guidance Notes on the CLTS site

The Module 2: The Trainers’ Notes Manual described to build the capacity of potential master trainers to facilitate the implementation of the TSC using community-driven total sanitation as well as to bridge capacity gap for implementing rural sanitation programs based on reform principles by providing a step-by-step curriculum and guidance to trainers for imparting essential facilitation skills required to scale up community-driven total sanitation. This module is divided into 10 sessions spread over five days and the approximate time required is given in the session and unit plans. The trainers may use suggested agenda which is given in the Manual as a basis for developing an agenda that fits the needs of the training.
Read Module 2: Trainers' Notes on the CLTS site