A day in Delhi slum
When super model Elyse Knowles visited this Delhi slum, she saw that something as basic as turning the tap on with clean water gushing out of it was making a world of a difference in the lives of its residents. Read Elyse Knowles’s blog as she jots down her experiences on days spent in the lanes of Delhi's slums.
Brides of the well
''The reason why we don’t talk about it is because the decision makers get water in their taps. In my house in Juhu, I don’t have any water problem like the people in the slums have. And they pay more for water. It’s tragic and a huge social problem.'' Celebrated film director Shekhar Kapur talks about the water crisis and his animation film Brides Of The Well project with WaterAid.
Time to think about groundwater contamination
Water Fellow Pankaj Ramendu spends time in the villages of Singrauli - once famous for its biodiversity but now a poison hub with people suffering severe health implications due to the high levels of fluoride and arsenic contamination in groundwater. The story in Zee News is part of WaterAid India's 'WASH Matters 2018' Media Fellowship Programme.
Hope flickers in Assam village where water is ‘slow poison’
How fluoride contamination of groundwater in Tapatjuri in Hojai district of Assam is making people vulnerable to skeletal fluorosis. The district administration is now proactively trying to address the problem by distributing tablets with a combination of calcium, vitamin D, magnesium and zinc and supplying treated river water.
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A multi-purpose toilet for Chetibai
Chetibai Kopodi has come a long way — from defecating in the open to accessing...read more
Carving out space for the toilet
Two neighbours bring about a huge change in their lifestyle and now inspire their community....read more
Hrudamajhi’s fight against fluoride contamination
Hrudamajhi, 45, a resident of Kirejholla village belongs to the Gond tribe of western Odisha;...read more
The ability of small changes
PURNA MOHTANY Toilet construction and its accessibility are two sides of the same coin. On one...read more
The sweet taste of water and success
The introduction of piped water supply to households and safe sanitation practices in the tribal...read more
An Exemplary Community Health Centre
In a remote village in Sehore District, Madhya Pradesh, a Community Health Centre decides to...read more
Mohalla Samiti in Bhopal proves how unity is strength!
A group of enthusiastic individuals from the slums of Bhopal stepped forward to reason a...read more
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44 per cent of the total population in India still defecate in the open.