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

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

District level interface meeting on fluorosis and fluoride mitigation

On 20 January 2018, a district level interface workshop on fluoride mitigation was held in Nuapada district in Odisha. The workshop was an opportunity to interface between various government departments... Read more

Community led fluoride mitigation intervention – a multi-stakeholders workshop

Fluoride content in water is beyond permissible limit in nearly 17 out of 27 districts of Chhattisgarh. WaterAid India, along with its partner, has been working on water quality issues... Read more

The sweet taste of water and success

The introduction of piped water supply to households and safe sanitation practices in the tribal dominated district of Dindori, Madhya Pradesh is changing lives drastically. It is early morning and... Read more

Promoting solid and liquid waste management in Chhattisgarh

With recent acceleration in making Chhattisgarh open defecation free (ODF), as a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, the state is experiencing a paradigm shift in rural sanitation; with almost... Read more

Menstrual health management training for core group girls

WaterAid India recognises school children, especially adolescent girls, as important nodes of knowledge transfer. Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalayas (KGBV), a residential school for girls in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh,... Read more

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