Tag: hygienic water
Lack of clean drinking water troubles this Jharkhand village
Xavier Hamsay / June 15, 2016
Juliani Purty has not had access to clean drinking water for more than what she can remember. She and 10 more families located in Longkata, Bandgaon, Jharkhand struggle for a sip of clean, hygienic water. During the summers’, the community well dries up, forcing the women to carry water from...
Impact – Educated about their rights, women get hand-pump repaired in Bihar
Asha Kumari / April 7, 2016
Ignorance kept this village water-less for almost two months. The village hand-pump, which is a sole source of safe, hygienic drinking for many villages in India, was broken after wear and tear. However, the villagers did not know whom to approach in the government, in order to complain about the...