Mission Nirmal Bangla

Individual Household Latrine (IHHL) Construction

The project under Mission Nirmal Bangla by SSCOP had till date constructed 1500 Individual Household Latrines which endeavors to achieve the larger objective of:

  • Reduction in child mortality and morbidity,
  • Overall mortality and morbidity by reducing chances of water borne and fecal borne diseases due to prevalence of open defecation;
  • Reducing the loss of active workdays due to prevalence of diarrheal diseases among the wage seekers;
  • Reduce the drop out of children, especially girls due to lack of appropriate toilet facilities in schools;
  • Improve overall cleanliness in the villages thereby contributing to improved environmental conditions.

Thus the overall goal of the Mission will be to bring about positive changes in the physical quality of life in the villages by promoting cleanliness, hygiene and elimination open defecation.