Dear ecosan fans, friends and colleagues!
We had two very fruitful and successful workshops in Nairobi and Ugunja . During the Ecosan Capacity Development Workshop in Ugunja (Monday 20th September to Friday 24th September) we had the chance to visit different pilot projects in Ugunja, Mumias and Nakuru.
For some of our participants it was the first time to see a working ecosan toilet. And many were surprised how much the farmers appreciate their ecosan toilets. One of the participants told me it was amazing how people use the ecosan products to improve their agricultural production.
During the following two days I enjoyed the interesting presentations, group works and especially the role plays on topics like Community Participation, CLTS, Social Marketing and Financing.
The Ecosan Vision Workshop on 27th September in Nairobi was out of the ordinary with its “World Café” arrangements where participants were allowed to take notes on the paper covered table as you can see in the picture below.
It was enjoyable to watch everybody busy writing on the tables and having discussions during group works. The output was very creative and I look forward for the final reports by our facilitator Johannes Heeb and Martin Wafler from Switzerland.
I am grateful to our presenters during the workshops who were willing to share their knowledge and experience. I further would like to thank all participants, the facilitators from India and Switzerland and last but not least GTZ-Ecosan in Germany for giving us the chance to link up with different people and exchange knowledge and ideas about ecosan in Kenya. It was a great experience to organise the two workshops and it was very motivating and inspiring for me.
More pictures under: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gtzecosan/collections/72157616752316076/