Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A)

Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A) is SNV's integrated rural sanitation approach to strengthen the capacity of local authorities in developing and enforcing area-wide sanitation service delivery models for their jurisdictions. 

Placing users in households, schools, health facilities and public places at the centre of our efforts, our aim is to create and/or change WASH systems.

We do this using a hands-on approach, working collaboratively towards improved sanitation and hygiene, and continuously reflecting and learning. Our approach creates demand for sanitation services, develops sanitation supply chains in rural areas, builds capacity for behaviour change, and strengthens WASH governance systems.

Over the past five years, our integrated rural sanitation approach has proven successful in more than 160 districts in 18 countries. 


Selected rural sanitation publications by SNV may be viewed here. | Photo: SNV/ Aidan Dockery


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