• Heroes of change

    Real change happens when people take charge of their own destinies. Heroes of Change salutes such inspiring individuals, who rose above their daily obstacles to successfully transform their communities by providing access to water, sanitation and hygiene.

  • For many water is just a tap away! For Kala it’s still miles away

    Watch Kala’s story to find out how she misses out on school, friends and living a regular childhood. Help Kala get access to clean water.

  • The sweet taste of water and success

    While 13-year-old Saraswati earlier spent her entire time collecting water from a hand-pump, located about a kilometre away from her home, today she spends that time doing what she loves– studying! All because of a tap connection in her home.

  • The daily struggle for water

    A look at the struggle of vulnerable rural communities to access clean water in Bundelkhand and explore how improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene services can change their life.

  • Water for everyone, everywhere

    1 in 9 people globally don't have clean water close to home. We're collaborating with local partners to find the best solution for getting clean water to every community.

  • Community in action to solve water crisis

    How a community in Dunguripada, a small village in Nuapada district of Odisha worked together with WaterAid to get access to clean water.

  • Seven ways water changes everything

    When we help a community get access to safe water, it's no exaggeration to say it's the start of something life-changing.

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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