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

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.

Caught Short: Role of WASH in Nutrition

India is home to a staggering 48 million stunted children under age five – the highest in the world. Stunting reflects chronic undernutrition during the most critical periods of growth... Read more

Braving the odds

Every year in India, 1.05 million infants die, making the country account for more than 26 per cent of the world’s neonatal mortality rates. Within this, more than 56 per... Read more

What’s in the bag?

This Women’s Day, WaterAid unveils what mothers-to-be like to take to hospitals in their maternity bags. Depending on where in the world they are giving birth, the items women choose... Read more