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Nigeria: community-led total sanitation pays off
Katsina state, Nigeria, September 2011 - Dadin Sarki is the name of a Northern Nigerian community of 150 households or nearly 1700 people where open defecation was practiced indiscriminately until very recently.

Communities take charge to end open defecation
September 2011 - Seven-year-old Abdul is a leader among his peers in preventing open defecation (OD) in his community, Unguwar Barmo in Bakori Local Government Area (LGA), Katsina state, Nigeria.

Addressing Malnutrition in Northern Nigeria
25 April 2011 - UNICEF, with funding from European Commission for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) has partnered with the state and local governments to address severe malnutrition among infants in Northern Nigeria.

Buturyel: A Model Open Defecation Free (ODF) Commnuity
Five months ago, the first time visitor to Buturyel a tiny community in Bununu South Ward of Dass Local Government Area (LGA) in Bauchi state, northeast Nigeria was struck by the strong stench of human faeces due to lack of household toilets/latrines.



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