• It’s time to stop Paani Pe Kabaddi

    157 million Indians struggle for clean water. Scarcities, waterborne diseases and long queues challenge them every day. Join hands with WaterAid India and Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Club. Help stop Paani Pe Kabaddi.

  • The women warriors of Odisha

    As the country debates about the plot and portrayal of characters in the latest movie ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha’, meet the real life heroes of Deogarh district, Odisha who led the way to build toilets and made their villages open defecation free.

  • Menstruation taboos: Reaching out only to adolescent girls is not enough

    Shamed for a period stain, a young girl ends her life. It makes us rethink –is addressing menstruation related taboos by reaching out only to adolescent girls enough?

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene matters for good nutritional outcomes health

    World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that half of all undernutrition is associated with diarrhoea and infections resulting from inadequate access to clean drinking water, decent toilets and good hygiene.

  • One Pipeline at a Time: How Rural Madhya Pradesh Is Focusing on Educating Their Children

    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.

  • The Presence Of A Toilet Alone Does Not Guarantee It Will Be Used

    One of the biggest challenges related to toilet use is changing mindsets/attitudes towards latrine use.


People don't have household toilets in India.


People in India don't have access to safe water.


Over 60,000 children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation in India.

A lack of safe water, adequate sanitation and good hygiene practices is directly linked to fatal diseases and conditions such as cholera and diarrhoea.

What we do

Our mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

Our impact

Our programs serve a wide range of communities, from those living in remote rural villages to small towns to slums in major cities including New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bhopal.

Toilet fact

44 per cent of the total population in India still defecate in the open.

Open defecation causes chronic diarrhoea that leads to stunting.