Project Location

Overview

The second module of the course introduces students to the design location for the WTINE competition which is currently Kameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India.

An interactive map introduces students to the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Students learn about EWB’s partners Friend In Need India Trust (FIN), the history of sanitation in India and sanitation systems and behaviour in Kameswaram. Finally, learners are introduced to Ecosan toilets, a circular sanitation solution.

Students recap core points of the module in an interactive quiz.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
  • Discuss economic, social, cultural and climatic aspects of life in Tamil Nadu
  • Explain the work that FIN is doing in Kameswaram, India
  • Discuss the sanitation situation in India & Kameswaram
  • Explain how Ecosan toilets work and how they are a sustainable sanitation solution

Duration

This course module takes approximately 45-60 minutes to complete.

EWB Ireland Funders

This resource is funded by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs through their Development Education grant scheme, grant number DE/21/A/12. Irish Aid is the government’s overseas development programme which supports partners working in some of the world’s poorest countries. Irish Aid also supports global citizenship and development education in Ireland to encourage learning and public engagement with global issues. The ideas, opinions and comments herein are the responsibility of EWB Ireland and do not necessarily represent or reflect DFA policy.
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