The (not very good) $300 Nepal toilet

December 13th, 2011

  • Australia
  • General
  • Nepal

CHDS staff have tracked down one of the cheap toilet programs only to discover that the residents have to put in over 6 times the contribution of the donor (who…

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Toilet project expands in Nepal

December 13th, 2011

  • General
  • Nepal

The construction and training Team CHDS Nepal and the construction team from Bhattedande, along with the carpenter from Banepa and the Nepal Biogas company, have now completed model toilets in…

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Helping a partner

December 12th, 2011

  • General
  • Media

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s leading international development NGOs and specialises in blindness prevention and Australian indigenous health. The Foundation’s expanding international programmes reach across the Asia/Pacific…

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Venice Formations

December 12th, 2011

  • Awards and prizes
  • General
  • Media

Six innovative FORMATIONS to challenge international views of architectural practice The Australian exhibition at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale Six of Australia’s most innovative architecture practices have been selected to…

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Loss of Indigenous Housing Data

November 29th, 2011

  • Australia
  • Government

A staff member of the AIHW revealed: We no longer have a contract with FaHCSIA to work on the FHBH data cubes, so will not be able to do any…

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Why things will change! Sago Studio, PNG, 2011

November 27th, 2011

  • Australia
  • General
  • Papa New Guinea

The capacity-building agenda that Sago Network pursues is an outgrowth of Healthabitat and Global Studio’s own methodology and seeks to position communities at the centre of their own development process,…

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Cheap gifts – the $80 toilet ??

November 27th, 2011

  • General
  • Media
  • Nepal

More importantly, what were the details of the toilet… we found this description Help improve health with sanitation and protection from waterborne diseases. Providing someone with a toilet, plus hygiene education,…

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The end of FHBH and the future

November 16th, 2011

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government

The last 2-year contract was aimed at allowing state governments around Australia, now responsible for Indigenous housing, to use and integrate the Housing for Health method, principles and products into…

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Why things change slowly

November 16th, 2011

  • Australia
  • General

Next time someone asks about Closing the Gap………give them a look at this planning proposal ……it may explain why things move slowly. The annotations have been added by HH (with…

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Nepal toilet project expands

November 3rd, 2011

  • Nepal

CHDS Nepal completed a Feasibility report on four villages and the Dandagaun and Arubot villages were chosen to commence 2 prototype toilets in each village to give local villagers a good understanding…

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