• Access Denied! Will Intent Translate into Action for PwDs

    The state of accessible toilets to 4.1 million disabled citizens of Uttar Pradesh needs key attention. Here’s what a week-long campaign substantiates the condition of accessible public toilets.

  • The Dirtiest Number in town is here

    Dial 8010380103, remain seated for the entire performance, then find out more:

  • The women warriors of Odisha

    Meet the real life heroes of Deogarh district, Odisha who led the way to build toilets and made their villages open defecation free.

  • Why toilets are critical?

    On World Toilet Day, here is a discussion on why toilets matter for women and adolescent girls.

  • SACOSAN-VII Call for Abstract(s): Financing of Sanitation

    SACOSAN-VII would provide an opportunity to reflect upon the existing sanitation issues in the South Asia region in light of the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). A critical aspect to make this shift happen is about financing.

  • A Real Life ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha

    Tilottama, a young bride in Deogarh, Odisha, initiated the construction of toilets in the village where she moved after marriage. Her persistence has finally paid off: her village is now open defecation free.

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.