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  • Towards Sustainable Total Sanitation

    Our approaches are based on the principle of triggering collective behaviour change in the rural and urban communities. This results in total elimination of open defecation, negation of external subsidy and is the gateway to other improved sanitary behavioral practices. Due to the ownership of the community in the entire process, this outcome oriented approach has proved to be a sustainable approach to total sanitation.
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  • Urban Sanitation Module

    Ten seemingly ordinary women from Lumbini Nagar, Nanded are doing an exemplary work of making Nanded city sanitized and hygienic, with extraordinary will, determination and commitment. dedicated to the cause of and is equipped with skill and information for resolving or facilitating the resolution of any sanitation -related issue in the What differentiates these women from the rest is their readiness on for sanitation and hygiene. They display no hesitation or embarrassment in picking up a broom or spade to clean the garbage on the streets, or cleaning the sewer “We are proud of our womenfolk,” says a male resident of Lumbini Nagar. “Because of their dedicated work, our habitation has been visited four times by the Municipal commissioner.
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  • R&R CLeAR_Brochure

    With Feedback handling RRR, management bandwidth of the corporate is free to focus resources on other tasks of project development CLeAR allows the Client to dovetail relevant programs into its CSR agenda,thereby increasing its corporate social equity With Feedback leading the process, the Client does not get directly involved, hence minimizing chances of negative publicity. The CLeAR process actually generates positive PR for the project.
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  • Case study-Timona

    Celestina Purti, a resident of Tamulbari tea estate in Timona Gram Panchayat (Lahoal block, Dibrugarh, Assam) is a highly motivated natural leader. Having been made aware of the health hazards and other ill-effects of open defecation, she has now emerged as a sanitation champion in her community. She says: “Nowadays, I purposely ask my sister why she rushes to the toilet every evening immediately after returning home from her work in the tea garden, since she can very well go out into the garden itself. My sister vehemently disagrees; she will not go out into the open” .
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  • Koraput Tribal community-CLTS

    This case study details the experience of facilitating a radical behavior change in sanitation practices among a marginalised tribal community in rural Orissa. In the backdrop of acute cynicism on the part of local government functionaries regarding the feasibility of bringing about any behavior change among the tribal community, and reinforced by the acute poverty of the community, the facilitating agency- Feedback Ventures Pvt Ltd. took on the challenge of demonstrating on the ground that collective behavioral change is possible through effective community mobilization, and that communities, irrespective of geographical background or socio-economic status, can be mobilized to attain open defecation free status without any external support. The power of the community-led approach was exemplified through sensitization of key stakeholders, triggering activities and generating natural leaders in the communities, alongwith rigorous follow-up.
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  • Case study-Bhudhar

    Gram Panchayat Bhudhar, in Kherwada block of Udaipur district of Rajasthan comprises four revenue villages: Bhudhar, Ratanpura, Gothpada , and Magrabawji, with 1217 households. On the evening of 13th January 2012, the field team of Feedback Ventures paid a pre-triggering visit to Bhudhar and met with a few key persons: Anganwadi workers, ANM workers, wardpanch and sarpanch, and decided on 18th January’12 as the date for triggering. Prior to this, none of the households had their own toilets, and went out for defecation. None of the anganwadis had toilets, while schools had toilets which were non-functional and unused.
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  • Case study-Patiya

    Gram Panchayat Patiya, in Kherwada block of Udaipur district of Rajasthan, comprises five revenue villages: Patiya, Kanpur, Chikli, Retda and Jhajhri, with 1030 households. On 13th January 2012, the field team of Feedback Ventures paid a pre-triggering visit to Patiya and met with a few key persons: Anganwadi workers, ANM workers, wardpanch and sarpanch, and decided on 19 th January’12 as the date for triggering. Prior to this, a mere 62 households had their own toilets, while others went out for defecation. None of the anganwadis had toilets, while schools had toilets which were non-functional and unused.
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  • Case study- Parita

    Parita, a village in Karauli district (Rajasthan) created history when it become Open Defecation Free through the use of CATS approach, and has now become an inspiration for GPs across Rajasthan to follow as example. This was made possible through a synergistic combination of forces: a strong champion in the District Collector, support from Unicef - through the community engagement services of a resource agency, a supportive district administration, and above all, the determination and will of an ignited and empowered community.
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