Hrudamajhi’s fight against fluoride contamination

Hrudamajhi, 45, a resident of Kirejholla village belongs to the Gond tribe of western Odisha; a primitive Adivasi tribe. In the deep interiors of Nuapada district is this remote village... Read more

The ability of small changes

PURNA MOHTANY Toilet construction and its accessibility are two sides of the same coin. On one hand, construction of toilets is an emerging need in rural as well as urban areas,... Read more

District level interface meeting on fluorosis and fluoride mitigation

On 20 January 2018, a district level interface workshop on fluoride mitigation was held in Nuapada district in Odisha. The workshop was an opportunity to interface between various government departments... Read more

Global Handwashing Day 2017: WaterAid India at BIG FM

For this year’s Global Handwashing Day 2017, WaterAid India partnered with BIG FM 92.7 to create awareness on handwashing across six locations: Delhi, Kanpur, Patna, Ranchi, Bhopal and Bhubaneshwar. Our... Read more

Learning about menstruation can be fun

In two districts of Jharkhand, learning about menstruation is made fun with snakes and ladders, bead exercise, movies and much more. In India, the taboo behind menstruation has been a... Read more

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... Read more

How clean are schools in Pakur and Dumka?

A baseline survey by WaterAid India on water, sanitation & hygiene assesses the ground reality in 320 schools. WaterAid India conducted a baseline survey of 320 schools in Dumka and... Read more

Effective WASH planning with baseline surveys

Universal access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene can only be achieved by understanding the core causes of its deprivation and identifying the problem areas that affect the... Read more

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017

Every year, May 28 is observed as Menstrual Hygiene (MH) Day globally, to call attention and normalise menstruation. This year, WaterAid India, along with other development partners, stakeholders, government, and... Read more

Recognition for WaterAid India core group girls on Women’s day

15-year-old Shailaja, part of WaterAid India’s core group girls team in Telangana has received the TV9 Naveena award under the category ‘Fighting against social evil’ on the eve of International... Read more