Saturday, October 2, 2010

Latrines & Toilets (4)

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View of latrine built using $150 per metric ton social premium from Fair Trade fees.

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Sign outside of Kakum National Park entrance. Ghana, 2007.

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Mmaniaye has two latrines, male (on the left) and female (straight ahead). Mmaniaye, Ghana, 2007.

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Close-up of Mmaniaye's latrine, which is about 5 feet deep. After pooping, you wipe your anus with a corn cob. This was commonly done in 19th century rural America. Mmaniaye, Ghana, 2007. Photo by Stan Thompson.

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