The daily struggle for water in Bundelkhand

India is home to 63.4 million rural people without access to clean water, the highest in the world. Rural populations in poor and geographically isolated areas face particular challenges in... Read more

Influencing PHED in Madhya Pradesh for making a defunct piped water scheme functional

The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) has allocated Rs 1.22 crore for restoring a defunct piped water scheme in 74 gram panchayats of Sehore and Datia district in Madhya Pradesh. The allocation... Read more

Recognition for WaterAid India core group girls on Women’s day

15-year-old Shailaja, part of WaterAid India’s core group girls team in Telangana has received the TV9 Naveena award under the category ‘Fighting against social evil’ on the eve of International... Read more

Women WASH warriors

Stories of women from across India where WaterAid India is working who helped their communities to get access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

Breaking the silence

Women spend around six to seven years of their lives menstruating. Yet the importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is mostly neglected. Menstrual hygiene is a topic that many women... Read more

WaterAid India at Simhastha Kumbh 2016

We were at this year’s Simhastha Kumbh 2016 to ensure it’s a WASH success. A look at the Kumbh and our activities in it. All photos: WaterAid/Prashanth Vishwanathan

Washing hands together for a world record attempt.

WaterAid India at FSM4

WaterAid India was at the 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference in Chennai from February 20-22. The Conference was attended by around 1000 delegates from across the world working on... Read more

Promotion of EcoSan toilets in Kanker, Chhattisgarh

WaterAid India regional partner in Kanker, Chhattisgarh came across certain villages with high water table, where despite unsuitability, leach pit toilets were being constructed to become open defecation free (ODF). One... Read more

A 10-year-old reveals the disgusting condition of Delhi’s night shelters

The night shelters in Delhi cater to many more people than its capacity. In such pathetic conditions, hygiene and sanitation merely exist, animals and humans share the same drinking water... Read more