At the end of March, we and our community partner, SOIL, finished 2 urine-diverting dry toilets (a.k.a. ecosan toilets) in Shada, Cap-Haitien.
Here is part 2 of the pictorial how-to. You can find Part 1 here.
Building the stairs.
Molds for the toilet holes and pouring the concrete floor. Four plastic buckets are used to form the mold for where the toilet holes will be located for the 2 chambers. The concrete is poured and allowed to cure.
Lids for unused toilet holes.
Building the toilet house out of concrete block.
Finishing touches. The roof and door are added as well as a few accents. The chambers are sealed.
Urine Diverting Toilet and Urinal
Unfinished interior with urinal and 2 toilets (1 for adults, 1 for children). The simple urinal was constructed from cement with a wooden mold.
Urine collection drum and air vent. Hoses drain urine into the urine collection drum.
Pa jete fatra andedan twalet la!!! Don’t throw trash in the toilet. Latrine design allows for natural light and ventilation.
Toilet finished and painted is ready for use.