World Toilet Day 2015

A shocking 560 million people – one in two of India’s population defecate in the open. Many have no choice but to face the indignity of going to the toilet... Read more

Singing, laughing and talking toilets

Braving Delhi’s pre-winter chill, the city’s millennials gathered in huge numbers on a misty evening in the sylvan surroundings of Nehru Park to sing and laugh about toilets. But more... Read more

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Clean India: one year on

One year after Prime Minister Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) – otherwise known as the Clean India Mission – to make India open defecation free by 2019, Neeraj... Read more

Clean water brings bright futures

More than 350 teachers and students in Mahoba now have clean water and decent toilets at school. Teaching can be a challenging profession at the best of times, but imagine... Read more

Empowering communities for a cleaner future

Banjara Hills is one of the prime real estate areas in Hyderabad and also one of the most expensive in India. Palatial bungalows of the rich, plush hotels and malls... Read more

World record for handwashing

With diarrhoea still one of the world’s deadliest illnesses, new ways to spread good hygiene habits as far as possible are increasingly necessary. Anil Cherukupalli, WaterAid India’s Media and Communications... Read more

EcoSan toilets – an alternative to conventional sanitation in vulnerable locations

WaterAid India has recently been experimenting with various technologies that cater for the specific needs of communities in a particular area. With the help of our partners one such effort... Read more

Global Handwashing Day, 2015

For this Global Handwashing Day WaterAid India partnered with SARD to spread the message of good hygiene in over 500 schools in Delhi through an integrated hygiene awareness programme. The... Read more

Kaun Kitney Paani Mein premiere

India is on the verge of a water crisis but most of the people remain ignorant to the fact and are not perturbed by its implications. Kaun Kitney Paani Mein... Read more