|80% of the households of Jagdishpur village of Uttar Pradesh did not have access to toilets. Villagers had to defecate in open fields. Especially women had to wait until dark to go out. Villagers had encounters accidents with wild and poisonous animals. Community correspondent Shabnam filmed this issue and the video was selected for broadcast on a news channel called IBN7. The video was seen by a business person in Varanasi and they contacted the CC to help them solve their toilet issue. This couple from Varanasi visited the movaiya and jagdishpur village and observed the situations over there. Later they contacted CC and went to her house. CC spoke with this couple and they offered their full support to build the toilets in the village. Few days later they bought all the construction materials into the village and a total of 500 toilets were constructed.|
Every home get toilet in Jagdishpur
Fourteen persons from two villages in Maharashtra rehabilitated; over a 100 families in the state are still waiting.
A Primary Health Centre in Maharashtra did not have a doctor or ambulance. Things changed, but sadly, it took a tragedy for the change to come.