When I paddled to meet Kanpur’s toilet ladies!

It’s 5 AM, freezing cold and foggy outside and we don’t need to launch our paddle board till 8 AM. I am however awake to carry out my daily ablutions.... Read more

Standing Up for the Ganga: A unique adventure for clean water

Meet Shilpika, an Indian who has come back home from London and is doing the first source to sea 2500 km expedition of river Ganga, using only a stand up... Read more

How domestic workers are denied access to toilets they clean

Meena*, a part-time domestic worker in South Delhi, begins working at 7 am every day. Well into her 50s, she is employed by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to sweep... Read more

Despite being perfectly healthy, I’m forced to wear adult diapers to work

For the last 29 years, answering nature’s call has been one of my biggest struggles – because finding an “accessible toilet” in our country is like finding a needle in... Read more

World Toilet Day 2016

For World Toilet Day this year, WaterAid India partnered with the Global Citizen Festival. We supported a number of action journeys for Global Citizen Festival. By signing petitions, sharing content... Read more

Enhancing local capacity for lasting change

One of WaterAid India’s key strategies is to build the capacity of people, their institutions, government functionaries, and agency sectors. This to enable key stakeholders to recognise and deliver on... Read more