Faculty Advisor

Krueger, Robert

Faculty Advisor

Looft, Fred J.

Center

Windhoek, Namibia

Abstract

This project sought to identify problems affecting the rejection and vandalism of the sanitation facilities in the informal settlements of Windhoek, Namibia. In the process, we found the sanitation problem was a reflection of various social issues all stemming from the apartheid era. However, in identifying the social factors, we found that the main issue was the lack of effective communication between the Municipality and settlement communities. This resulted in residents' sanitation needs being unknown

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

May 2007

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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