• BASTI VIKAS MANCH: BINDING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

    How a group of women from a small slum in Hyderabad stood together and fought for their rights.

  • WATER = OPPORTUNITIES

    Your ₨ 400 a month assures water supply all year round closer home ensuring young Kiran doesn’t miss school.

  • A TALE OF CLEAN CITIES

    How cities like Visakhapatnam are tackling the ever-growing urban sanitation challenge posed by rapid urbanisation.

  • Support us

    Your ₨ 850 is for regular health and hygiene training of health workers who save lives of new borns and children under the age of five in a village cluster.

  • Global Citizen Festival

    WaterAid India and Global Citizen Festival India will work together to implement action journeys that the people of India can take to push their governments to commit to achieve the Global Goals.

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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 140,000 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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