How to Build a Pit Latrine
Just a Drop has built latrines all over the world. Here's a step-by-step guide to the process, taken from one of our projects in Zambia.
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6. The pit foundations are continued until they are level with the surrounding ground.
3. Members of the local community helped to dig the four large pits for the new latrines, with individuals taking it in turns to provide labour each day.