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.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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