Baldia Soakpit Pilot Project
Karachi, Pakistan
The project started in 1979 with the aim to eliminate a major cause of disease in low-income areas: unsanitary condtions. The project comprises building of disposal pits for human waste in slum and squatter settlements, in order to improve sanitary and hygienic conditions. In all, 5000 pits have been constructed serving over one million people.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Karachi, Pakistan
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Events
1986
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Baldia Soakpit Pilot Project
Building Usages
infrastructure improvement
urban design and development
urban upgrading
urban design and development