A Blair VIP Latrine

This is a detailed description on how to build a simple Blair VIP toilet and how to upgrade it. e Blair VIP (BVIP) toilet is a Zimbabwean invention and the forerunner of all VIP toilets. It has been a standardised piece of sanitary hardware recommended by the Government of Zimbabwe for 30+ years. The family unit is multipurpose and doubles as a washroom. A multi-compartment version is recommended for schools.

MORGAN, P. (2011): A Blair VIP Latrine. A builder’s manual for the upgradeable BVIP model and a hand washing device. Zimbabwe: Government of Zimbabwe, National Action Committee for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation URL [Accessed: 19.06.2013]