• We are for a #PoopFreeGanga. Are you?

    Untreated sewage equalling water from more than 12,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools flows into our water bodies every day! We need to change this

  • I’ve seen a dead child in the same hospital bed as a living child as there’s no space

    Dr. Vandana Prasad, national convener for PHRN, on her understanding of India’s public healthcare system and its shortcomings.

  • How My Piece Got My Workplace To Make Washrooms More Accessible

    Jolly Mohan's piece as part of our campaign #InDeepShit on how inaccessible toilets in her office made her life difficult has actually helped her company to make washrooms more accessible.

  • In the case Of dry toilets, 95% manual scavengers are women

    Ashif Shaikh, founder of Jan Sahas on access (or lack thereof) that sanitation workers and manual scavengers, have to sanitation themselves.

  • Our disability handbook and menstrual hygiene manual adopted by U P government

    The disability handbook will now be disseminated in 75 districts of the state for information on inclusive toilet designs.

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People don't have household toilets in India.

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People in India don't have access to safe water.

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Over 68,000 children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation in India.

A lack of safe water, adequate sanitation and good hygiene practices is directly linked to fatal diseases and conditions such as cholera and diarrhoea.

What we do

Our mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

Our impact

Our programs serve a wide range of communities, from those living in remote rural villages to small towns to slums in major cities including New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bhopal.

Toilet fact

44 per cent of the total population in India still defecate in the open.

Open defecation causes chronic diarrhoea that leads to stunting.

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