UB study brings enviro-safe toilets to Ngami

Enviro- loos like these one help keep the environment clean
Enviro- loos like these one help keep the environment clean

Ablution facilities in Botswana’s education institutions are woefully inadequate, what with water shortage, and dilapidated or malfunctioning toilets. Especially whenever there is no water hundreds of learners are forced to use the bush.

But human waste can play havoc with the ecosystem, as it not only pollutes the environment but also destroys lakes and rivers by starving them of oxygen.

Now an experimental work with “dry-sanitation” a human waste collection system, that promises not only to get rid of the waste, but to also put it to good use, has begun in the Ngamiland district.

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