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CLTS training to make Lucknow ODF

WaterAid India in partnership with Swachh Bharat Directorate conducted Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) training in six districts of Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow, Sant Kabir Nagar, Kushinagar, Fatehpur, Banda, Chitrakoot, Mahoba, and Kanpur. The five-day training which began on April 25 included Additional Development Officers, Gram secretary, and 60 Swachtha Karmi. As a follow up of this... Read more

WaterAid India at Simhastha Kumbh 2016

The Simhastha Kumbh Mela is a religious gathering that will take place on the banks of the river Kshipra in the city of Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh from 22 April to 21 May 2016. Over 50,000,000 people are expected to attend the Mela in Ujjain over the month. Given the huge influx of people over a... Read more

Eight Gram Panchayats in Datia become ODF

Eight gram panchayats (GP) and eight villages in Datia have been declared open defecation free (ODF) on March 30. Datia has one of the lowest sanitation coverage in the state and so WaterAid India prioritised its intervention in the district in collaboration with our partner Parhit. We influenced the district administration and Swachh Bharat Mission... Read more

Mujasa becomes first Gram Panchayat in Lucknow to be declared ODF

Mujasa gram panchayat in Lucknow has been declared open defecation free (ODF) on March 29. It is the first gram panchayat in Lucknow to be ODF. WaterAid India and our local partner Vatsalya played a vital role in forming vigilance committees, volunteers, trained masons, wash brigades, ratri chupals, and improving schools sanitation blocks. Using Community... Read more