Changes in Community Attitudes and Their Participation in the Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Program (PAMSIMAS) in Gowa Regency [post]

Muhammad Arsyam
2020 unpublished
The government has made efforts to create a clean and healthy environment by developing easy and sustainable access to drinking water and sanitation. The community was actively involved in this development program in the form of building indoor wells, implementing Clean and Healthy Behavior (PHBS), and establishing a committee to maintain and manage the facilities as an integrated program sustainable towards universal access (100-0-100). The central government, represented by the Ministry of
more » ... R, has run the Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation (PAMSIMAS) program. This research was conducted using a qualitative approach. The content analysis was done through in-depth interviews, documentary review, and observation. The subjects of this study were regency work unit, partnership committee, district coordinator (DC), co-DC, data entry and administration officer, community facilitator, community self-help group, implementing unit, drinking water management facility management group, Belabori Village government, the village head, sanitarian, and the water-using community in Belabori Village, Parangloe District, Gowa Regency, totaling 25 people. The data were collected by questionnaires. The results showed that the processes of planning, implementing, and maintaining the PAMSIMAS program in Belabori Village were carried out by the community through deliberations. Besides, there had been a change in community behavior. The community's awareness of healthy and clean living and their participation level in overseeing the program at all the stages can be seen from the maintenance of the PAMSIMAS program since it was launched in 2017 until 2020. Therefore, it can be concluded that the PAMSIMAS program has a positive impact on the community: the community can easily access clean water at Rp3.000/m3 and stop doing open defecation. Changes in the community behavior and attitudes and their participation level as a form of their sense of belonging to the facilities built in Gowa Regency have occurred
doi:10.31219/ fatcat:owhpp34nc5e6vguyef6muyerme