CPC update – “This is the first time a promise has been kept”

July 20th, 2020

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • USA

Update on the latest CPC at Navajo Mountain, USA. Healthabitat and long term partners IAPMO have officially wrapped up, the CPC (Community Plumbing Challenge): Navajo Mountain in Arizona. This saw plumbers and other trades invited into tough places not just to write reports but to actually get their hands dirty and improve the living environment in tough situations.

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Ongoing maintenance for toilets in Diepsloot

March 19th, 2019

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Overcrowding
  • South Africa

“Sometimes toilets and taps are not working for months and even years, if we don’t fix them, no one will.” – Lerato Monama HH was invited by the already working…

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Career pathways – plumbers challenge to challenge

March 7th, 2019

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • USA

The Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) commits to combining multi-discipline teams, with a cross-section of expertise. Its aim has been to provide a skills pathway and career options for Plumbing apprentices…

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Water is Life: a documentary

March 4th, 2019

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • Overcrowding
  • USA

This short documentary filmed during the CPC in October 2018 illustrates the challenges faced by local Indigenous residents living without basic healthy living practices and the emotional journey for the…

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Navajo Nation Water Project – Survey Fix

October 26th, 2018

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • USA

The CPC Navajo Nation week kicked off with a Housing for Health survey-fix of the 10 houses being improved by the Community Plumbing Challenge. As on all Housing for Health…

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CPC Navajo Nation Project, New Mexico, USA

October 17th, 2018

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General

Healthabitat OS is working with international partner IWSH Foundation on the 2018 Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) in the Navajo Nation, USA. The CPC this year will for the first time…

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An evening with Healthabitat

August 5th, 2017

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Ethiopia
  • General
  • Government
  • Nepal
  • South Africa

There are many reasons why we continue to work in tough places to improve housing and health. What we do is guided by core principles of which prioritise health, many…

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Maintaining TOILETS for better health

March 29th, 2017

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • South Africa

Following the three-month trial of a maintenance program in Diepsloot carried out by local group WASSUP. HH O/S, Sticky Situations and IAPMO are back in the paddock to train the team…

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