Key messages on safe excreta management

Make it your responsibility to educate your family, friends and community members about safe excreta management. You can use the tips below in addition to what you have learned while speaking to them.

Open defecation spread diseases and make people ill

Construct a latrine at home and use it always

Teach and encourage children to use the water closet every time

Very young children should defecate into a potty

  • Dispose of child excreta into the latrine always
  • Always cover the drop hole of the latrine after use
  • Keep latrines clean always