Did you know? An
estimated 2.3 billion people lack access to improved sanitation – defined as
facilities that hygienically separate human excreta from human contact. In the
African nation of Uganda, many people in rural areas and even the outskirts of
major cities rely on pit latrines or outhouses as their bathrooms.
untreated, pit latrines can become a breeding ground for mosquitoes, germs and
viruses, which contaminate your environment and spread diseases, such as
malaria and diarrhea.
address this vital issue, Lonza Water Treatment is teaming up with the
non-governmental organization Clean Habitat Uganda to provide our HTH
Scientific® sanitizer tablets for use in treating pit latrines.
Lonza’s social media campaign #SanitationforAfrica, we aim to raise public
awareness about global sanitation issues and the problems associated with the
usage of pit latrines. In addition we share with you how Lonza is applying its
water treatment technologies to enhance sanitation levels for communities in
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