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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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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Data logging in Diepsloot

September 12th, 2016

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • Sanitation Studio
  • South Africa

The CPC/Diepsloot Logging Project is accumulating data from the toilets upgraded during the event. Data is currently being collected on water use, water efficiency and cubicle use by logging water…

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No small challenge

August 17th, 2016

  • Australia
  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • South Africa

Healthabitat was proud to again be involved with the IAPMO Community Plumbing Challenge, July 2016 in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa. Coming off the success of Singapore 2014 and India 2015,…

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IWSH on a plumbing star

August 17th, 2016

  • Bangladesh
  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Ethiopia
  • General
  • Nepal
  • Papa New Guinea
  • South Africa

HH have partnered with global leaders in plumbing standards, IAPMO on projects in Nepal and South Africa since 2014. Guided by the same vision as HH to involve skilled trades…

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I Love Diepsloot: a short film

August 17th, 2016

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • South Africa

Video of the CPC Diepsloot from the same Singaporean student team from the School of Science and Technology Singapore who have been documenting the journey and outcomes of the CPC…

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Maintenance: Housing for Health for Diepsloot

August 8th, 2016

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Sanitation Studio
  • South Africa

The ZA Sanitation Project for Diepsloot was started in collaboration with local resident group WASSUP and Sticky Solutions and Worldskills Foundation to repair and upgrade existing toilets in Dieplsoot. Most…

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Diepsloot update from the ground

March 22nd, 2016

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • General
  • South Africa

By the end of day 6, all remaining toilets (14 in total) have been fabricated, craned to site and connected. It has been a massive week, with a lot of…

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Community Plumbing Challenge Diepsloot, South Africa

March 17th, 2016

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Sanitation Studio
  • South Africa

Months in the making, the planning work for the second Community Plumbing Challenge is underway in Diepsloot, South Africa. Healthabitat has rejoined the WASSUP local team and IAPMO to fit…

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Making change – the power of a small team

June 25th, 2015

  • General
  • Overcrowding
  • Sanitation Studio
  • South Africa

Combine some skilled visiting plumbers, local support from Sticky Situations and the Diepsloot based WASSUP team and you have change for the better in a tough part of Johannesburg, South…

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