NGO Forum has always been striving to develop and promote climate-resilient Water and Sanitation technologies for the different hydro-geological areas while exploring the potentials of private entrepreneurs, beside its country-wide service delivery. Undertaking research on existing and emerging water quality threats like arsenic contamination, salinity intrusion and advocacy on sensitizing the stakeholders on Water Safety Plan are also the key areas of NGO Forum’s continued WaSH services. It emphasizes on arsenicosis management and livelihood supports, WASH in the health care facilities especially for women and children, hygiene awareness and motivation that eventually reduces the disease-burden. NGO Forum incorporates its WASH interventions with the sectoral approaches like Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS) and the Risks, Attitudes, Norms, Abilities, and Self-regulation (RANAS) approach.
Safe drinking water scarcity has been increasing in Bangladesh alarmingly. Due to rapidly growing population, declining of groundwater table, Arsenic contamination, saline intrusion in coastal belt, surface water pollution, etc are major causes of this scarcity. Therefore, people have to collect drinking water from distant places and use to spend a significant amount of time for collecting drinking water. From the commitment of NGO Forum to serve the people, especially disadvantaged and unserved people, appropriate water technologies have been promoted. Focusing on groundwater, surface water and rain-water based ...Read More
NGO Forum has extensively worked on ensuring the adequate and hygienic sanitation services to prevent communicable diseases and epidemics while ensuring good health and dignity. Even though the rate of latrine users has increased still coverage on Total Sanitation is not up to the mark. The situation in the hard-to-reach areas because of its geophysical realities is fragile in compare to plain land. In this regard, besides promotional activities, NGO Forum has taken initiatives in two ways to improve the sanitation condition, one is distribution of latrines and another is establishment of Village Sanitation Centr...Read More
NGO Forum has been implementing improved and sustainable intervention for faecal sludge management in different context in line with the second generation challenges of sanitation as well as to achieve the SDG goal regarding this. Faecal sludge treatment plant has been in operation at Mymensingh City Corporation (MCC) since 2018 to tackle both the generated FS and organic waste with a due attention to exploring co-treatment option. The co-compost plant at MCC has created an opportunity to gain scientific and hands-on knowledge on the technical and operational aspects of co-composting of FS and MOW. The City Corpo...Read More