A multi-purpose toilet for Chetibai

Chetibai Kopodi has come a long way — from defecating in the open to accessing a well-made toilet at home, she narrates the several positives of constructing the unconventional EcoSan... Read more

Primary Health Centre, Pusapatirega presented Kayakalp Award

In 2015, the union government of India took an initiative to encourage Primary Health Centres (PHCs) to excel in standards for cleanliness and hygiene through Kayakalp award. The award is... Read more

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018

On 28 May 2018, Menstrual Hygiene Day was observed across the country. WaterAid India organised and participated in a wide range of activities to mark the day. Menstrual Awareness Conclave:... Read more

Carving out space for the toilet

Two neighbours bring about a huge change in their lifestyle and now inspire their community. While one lets go of a portion of his livelihood, the other compromised on his... Read more

Ensuring safe WASH practices for everyone, everywhere!

Rural belts of Chhattisgarh state have been recently declared open defecation free, shifting the focus from the construction of toilets to usage and ensuring accessibility for all. While sustaining the... Read more

Accessibility Audit of inclusive WASH facilities

In Narsapur constituency of Medak district in Telangana, an audit on the accessibility of toilets for WASH facilities at the household level and institutions was conducted. The objective of the study... Read more

Hrudamajhi’s fight against fluoride contamination

Hrudamajhi, 45, a resident of Kirejholla village belongs to the Gond tribe of western Odisha; a primitive Adivasi tribe. In the deep interiors of Nuapada district is this remote village... Read more

Demonstrating relevant methods to sustain WASH

On International Women’s Day, 08 March 2018, Mahila Swashtkti Mela (women empowerment fair) was organised by Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM). The fair was attended by about 20,000 women. It was... Read more

The ability of small changes

PURNA MOHTANY Toilet construction and its accessibility are two sides of the same coin. On one hand, construction of toilets is an emerging need in rural as well as urban areas,... Read more

Making Ashramshalas WASH compliant

In Maharashtra, ashramshala (as supported by National Stock Exchange of India Limited) is an emerging government institution that provides the children of tribal families with education and water, sanitation and hygiene... Read more