Carving out space for the toilet

Two neighbours bring about a huge change in their lifestyle and now inspire their community. While one lets go of a portion of his livelihood, the other compromised on his... Read more

Together, making a lasting impact!

ISHITA RAMPAL India, a country home to over 1.3 billion people, is equivalent to 17.7% of the world’s total population. Along with the varied culture and diversity, emerges an overwhelming... Read more

Ensuring safe WASH practices for everyone, everywhere!

Rural belts of Chhattisgarh state have been recently declared open defecation free, shifting the focus from the construction of toilets to usage and ensuring accessibility for all. While sustaining the... Read more

Accessibility Audit of inclusive WASH facilities

In Narsapur constituency of Medak district in Telangana, an audit on the accessibility of toilets for WASH facilities at the household level and institutions was conducted. The objective of the study... Read more

Demonstrating relevant methods to sustain WASH

On International Women’s Day, 08 March 2018, Mahila Swashtkti Mela (women empowerment fair) was organised by Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM). The fair was attended by about 20,000 women. It was... Read more

Making Ashramshalas WASH compliant

In Maharashtra, ashramshala (as supported by National Stock Exchange of India Limited) is an emerging government institution that provides the children of tribal families with education and water, sanitation and hygiene... Read more

Joining the dots of water wisdom at FSM4 in Chennai

Aiming to share and brainstorm potential solutions, formulate policy recommendations that promote best practices, and identify lessons learned in how to make Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) an integral part of... Read more

What do we mean by ‘improving sanitation’?

Good sanitation in communities has a lot of benefits like better health, better economy, and physical safety for women. But looking at toilets in history, “improving sanitation” has come to... Read more

Breaking down the reality Of PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission

As the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan completes its two years, a lot is being talked about its practices and attitudes. But it is time to look beyond numbers and explore the... Read more

Swachh Bharat by 2019? Progress projections and the challenges of latrine use

The Swachhta Status Report 2016 developed by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) was released this month by the Government of India. Based on an extensive survey conducted in mid-2015,... Read more