This week Saraplast are implementing the shared community concept to the community at Warje. Over 40 families have already registered and paid for the services while more than that number have already registered in their groups but have yet to pay. The first phase of the project implementation was spreading awareness on the concept among the community and…Continue
Posted on June 11, 2013 at 11:30
The team at Warje decided to take some time and talk to some of our junior customers and find out from them about their ideal toilet. We took some time to sit down with them and instead of telling us what they would like at the community toilet, they decided to show us through organizing a drawing competition among themselves.
And thus for a couple of hours, armed with a sheet of paper and colored pencils the competition was on to test the one with the most creativity,…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2013 at 11:19
As 3S Shramik, we feel that slum sanitation does not only mean providing toilets where there is scarcity of facilities , rampant cases of open defecation or even in the maintenance of existing toilets through providing cleaning services but in achieving total sanitation in all areas of the lives of the people living in slums or informal settlements.
Time and time again we insist that education is an important tool that should be used hand in hand with any intervention being done…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2013 at 11:00
Whenever it comes to providing any services or facilities to the slums, most ideas tend to run towards providing low or substandard products on the basis that people at the base of the pyramid cannot afford any better and thus in some way do not deserve it. Most products that are developed for this segment are often inferior or low budget and sometimes do not satisfy the needs of the people they are trying to serve.
However, quality does not have to be synonymous to expensive and we…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2013 at 11:00 — 2 Comments