Funding for this research was provided by:
Agence Française de Développement (LSHTM/EVA/364-2015)
Fondation Veolia Environnement (LSHTM/EVA/364-2015)
Received: 18 August 2020
Accepted: 3 April 2021
First Online: 21 June 2021
: Study protocols for all research activities described herein were approved by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Ethics Review Board (Ref. 8913, 10603) and by the Ethics Committee from the School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa (Ref. ESP/CE/088/2015). Written, informed consent will be obtained from all participants.
: Not applicable.
: The trial is co-funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD) and Veolia Foundation (VF). AFD, VF, the European Union, and Oxfam GB are also funding the construction works that are evaluated in this trial and VF is in charge of their supervision. AFD and VF had no role in the conduct of the research presented in this protocol. The Principal Investigators on this trial (KG, OC) have no competing interest to declare.