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WaterAid India trains chemists in Bihar on water quality training, monitoring and surveillance protocols

Consequent to a Memorandum of Understanding signed between WaterAid India and the Bihar State  Water Sanitation Mission, WaterAid India (WAI) organised a two-day orientation and policy workshop for chemists from 37 districts of Bihar on water quality monitoring and surveillance of testing laboratories on 13 and 14 October, 2016. The MoU addresses technical support from... Read more

WaterAid India receives a grant towards Faecal Sludge Management

WaterAid India (WAI) in partnership with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and supported by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be implementing a first of its kind project in New Delhi. The on ground implementing partner in this initiative, will be the Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE) India. The... Read more

WaterAid India’s Jal Choupal concept adopted by the Bihar State Government

In a move to provide technical support to the Bihar State Government on clean drinking water, WaterAid India (WAI) formally entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission. The four year MoU was signed on 28 September 2016 in Patna by V K Madhavan, Chief Executive WAI; and Birendra... Read more

WaterAid India partners with Global Citizen Festival India

WaterAid India is partnering with the Global Citizen Festival India (GCFI) in support of the Global Goals. Global Citizen is a social action platform through which people can learn about issues, take action on what matters most and join a community committed to social change. This year, the Festival in India will focus on gender... Read more

Blue for Pink: WaterAid India at Pinkathon

In partnership with the United Sisters Foundation, WaterAid India (WAI) supported by its Delhi partner FORCE and Nine is Mine Campaign, organised events on the first weekend of September 2016 in the run up to Pinkathon- India’s largest women’s only marathon. Pinkathon, with model and actor Milind Soman among its founders, was created to stress... Read more

A Workshop on Effective IEC in WASH

WaterAid India’s East office in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha in partnership with the Odisha State Water and Sanitation Mission (OSWSM), Government of Odisha organised a state-level workshop on 31 August 2016 on Information, Communication, and Education (IEC) prototypes in water, sanitation and hygiene(WASH). There were nearly 70 participants including district level IEC consultants from all 30 districts... Read more

Two more Gram Panchayats declared ODF in Lucknow District

The Gram Panchayats (GP) of Lalpur in Mohanlalganj Block, and of Degoi in BKT Block in Lucknow district Uttar Pradesh, were officially declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) on August 3 and 4, 2016 respectively. This brings the total number of villages made ODF by the efforts of WaterAid India (WAI) and its regional partner Vatsalya,... Read more

Bandhu Camp community kids at Pro Kabbadi League 2016

As part of WaterAid India’s ongoing charity partnership with the Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Team, we took a group of 35 boys and girls from one of our project sites in Delhi to view the kabaddi matches at the Delhi team’s home stadium  last week. About 20 of the children also got a chance to play... Read more