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

WaterAid India at FSM4

WaterAid India was at the 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference in Chennai from February 20-22. The Conference was attended by around 1000 delegates from across the world working on... Read more

World Toilet Day 2016

For World Toilet Day this year, WaterAid India partnered with the Global Citizen Festival. We supported a number of action journeys for Global Citizen Festival. By signing petitions, sharing content... Read more

Basti Vikas Manch: Binding Communities Together

Huge plastic drums in lurid colours are lined up by the roadside. A train trundles past in the background. The scene is from a tiny ‘basti’ (slum) in Pattigadda in... Read more

Caught Short: Role of WASH in Nutrition

India is home to a staggering 48 million stunted children under age five – the highest in the world. Stunting reflects chronic undernutrition during the most critical periods of growth... Read more

WaterAid India launches the Healthy Start Campaign

India is one of the fastest growing economies today. But when it comes to development indicators, it continues to lag behind. For instance, the world’s second largest democracy continues to... Read more

Against all Odds: Saving mothers and newborns in rural Telangana

Padmaja* announces excitedly that her daughter is set to be married soon. “She will be moving to New Zealand after the wedding with her husband!” she exclaims and shows off... Read more

Braving the odds

Every year in India, 1.05 million infants die, making the country account for more than 26 per cent of the world’s neonatal mortality rates. Within this, more than 56 per... Read more