An Exemplary Community Health Centre

In a remote village in Sehore District, Madhya Pradesh, a Community Health Centre decides to change for the better. The result: improved cleanliness in public health facilities linked to positive... Read more

How the WASH sector can contribute to the National Nutrition Mission

ARUNDATI MURALIDHARAN The recently approved National Nutrition Mission provides an opportunity to integrate water, sanitation and hygiene interventions for improved nutritional outcomes for children and women. The Government of India’s... Read more

Making ‘No Shame in Menstruation’ a Reality!

VIKAS KATARIA Have you ever seen a group of young girls talk about one of most tabooed topics in our country – menstruation – and that too amongst strangers? Well,... Read more

Access Denied! Will Intent Translate into Action for PwDs

FARRUKH KHAN The current momentum under the Swachh Bharat Mission to make the state of Uttar Pradesh Open Defecation Free is commendable but needs to pay a little more attention... Read more

School Development Plans for improved WASH infrastructure in Government Schools, Raichur

WaterAid India and its partner Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) has been working in Raichur district, Karnataka since April 2014. Over the years, the WASH in Schools (WinS) programme has... Read more

Taxing bathtubs, reviving rivers and saving turtles: Impressions from the State level Jal Chaupal in Uttar Pradesh

AVINASH KUMAR Do you know, if you see turtles hanging around a river, it’s a sure sign that the river is living? Do you know that rivers retain their surface... Read more

SACOSAN-VII CALL FOR ABSTRACT(S): FINANCING OF SANITATION

The South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) is a government-led biennial convention to provide a regional platform for the South Asian countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan... Read more

Advocacy for accessible toilets in Ujjain

In Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, an accessibility audit was organised by WAI and its partner, Samarthan, in order to analyse the water, sanitation and hygiene services at public toilets. The tool... Read more

Within the sanitation agenda – a call for thoughtful integration of handwashing

 ARUNDATI MURALIDHARAN The Swachh Bharat Mission has provided unparalleled impetus to toilet construction in India, promising improved health outcomes as a result. Safe toilets undeniably play a vital role in... Read more

Global Handwashing Day 2017: WaterAid India at BIG FM

For this year’s Global Handwashing Day 2017, WaterAid India partnered with BIG FM 92.7 to create awareness on handwashing across six locations: Delhi, Kanpur, Patna, Ranchi, Bhopal and Bhubaneshwar. Our... Read more