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Get answers to your questions about our work, why water, sanitation and hygiene is important and simple actions you can do for the cause.
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  • Drinking Water Problems in India

    India has the highest number of people who lack access to clean water, imposing a huge financial burden for some of the country’s poorest population. read more…

  • NGOs working in AP, Telangana

    WaterAid is an international not-for-profit organisation determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene accessible for everyone, everywhere within a generation. WaterAid India, one of the top NGOs working in the South of India, focuses upon tackling these three essentials in ways that can be sustained in the long run. read more…

  • How does WaterAid address water, sanitation, and hygiene issues in the India?

    In India, WaterAid’s endeavour to reach out to everyone, everywhere with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene. Since its inception in the year 1986, the initial years of work were in addressing water issues but what also came to light was the deteriorating condition of sanitation in the country. read more…

  • What is Jal Seva Charitable Foundation (JSCF)? What are its objectives?

    Established in 2010, the Jal Seva Charitable Foundation (JSCF) ensures that clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene are available to everyone, everywhere. To achieve this, JSCF works in close coordination with the government organisations, non-government organisations, campaigns and clubs to broaden the base of programmes at the grassroots, and thus enable greater local relevance and impact. read more…

  • What is water quality and what is the quality of water available in India?

    India is home to one of the world’s highest number of people who lack access to clean water, imposing a huge financial burden for some of the country’s poorest population. Over 60,000 children below the age of five lose their lives to diarrhoea caused due to unsafe water and poor sanitation read more…

  • What is water conservation and what can I do about it?

    In India, Groundwater provides 80% of India’s drinking water and nearly two-thirds of irrigation needs1. While rainfall is considered to be one of the primary sources of fresh water, it is not conserved in an appropriate manner, leading to scarcity of water across the country. Studies show that the water situation could be different if rainwater is harvested in an appropriate way read more…