• Because access to clean water will give their dreams a chance.

    When we dream of a better future, most of us think of a better house, good education for our children, our career goals and good health. But many have no option, but to treat these dreams secondary to a very basic need- access to clean water. Let's empower their dreams with clean water.

  • The Water Gap: The State of the World’s Water 2018

    The number of people defined as without clean water close to home has gone up, with new entries in our ranking, reveals The State of the World’s Water Report.

  • Making every drop count!

    When conserving water became the desperate need of the hour, Anganwadi worker, Shashi Sharma initiated a simple and innovative rainwater harvesting method in her village, Kakupur Sitaram in Kanpur.

  • When water taps change the course of life

    The prevalent water shortage in Bundelkhand made Lalu Singh Yadav, a member of the Village Water and Sanitation Committee, determined to voice the issue and seek appropriate solutions.

  • The power of persistence

    Gayatri Pawar from Indore in Madhya Pradesh opened the doors of awareness and knowledge, and started to voice her rights that basic amenities like clean water with a household tap connection should be made available.

  • Turning On The Tap Might Not Always Give You Running Water

    Singapore’s distribution losses are 5% while Delhi’s 40%. If each citizen in Delhi is to receive 130 litres of water each day, 182 litres will need to be pumped.

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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