Tag: Toilet

Impact

UP’s Village Went from No Toilets to 500 Toilets to Curb Open Defecation

 
/ August 5, 2019

With the help of a video and community meetings, Kharagpur village in Uttar Pradesh, women now have access to safe and clean toilet.

A walk into the jungle is still the only accessible toilet

 
/ January 11, 2017

For the women of a remote village in Jharkhand, a walk into the nearby forests is still the only way they can answer nature’s call. Because the much-promised bathrooms to be constructed for every village in India has still eluded them. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched in 2014 with much...

80 families of Kolkata suburb make do with two toilets

 
/ May 14, 2016

According to the UN, sanitation – access to, and use of, excreta and wastewater facilities and services such as clean toilets is a basic human right. However, the Bhagabati Chatterjee street, Belgharia, a suburb of Kolkata has just two toilets that are used by more than eighty families of the...

637 Student and No toilets

 
/ November 12, 2014

Community correspondent Mister Alam reports from Ganpati Vigha village in Hilsa block of Nalanda district of Bihar, on the lack of sanitation facilities in the village’s middle school. CALL TO ACTION: Call the Block Education Officer for Hilsa Block of Nalanda district, on +91-9939712741, and demand that construction of toilets...

Build me a proper toilet

 
/ June 24, 2014

Dilip Gameti, explains the appalling work done by government sanitation workers in Godwa village, “These toilets were built using only 200-300 bricks, and the plaster was not applied to them properly.”  Even though their intentions were good, due to corruption the sanitation initiative in this village has failed.  Complaining to...

No water! No toilets! No lunch! No Electricity!

 
/ May 22, 2014

268 children have had no access to clean drinking water, clean toilets, hygienic food or electricity for the last four years!  This has adversely affected their education and general health.  Imagine going to a school where you don’t get water to drink, electricity to see, toilets to relieve yourself and...

200 Residents 0 Toilets

 
/ May 20, 2014

According to The National Sample Survey (NSS) 59.4 per cent of India’s rural homes defecate in the open. This is despite the fact that the government runs schemes like the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) and has borne an expenditure of 19,626 crore INR ($4.3 billion) in the last 10 years. VV-PACS...

Dalit Women demand Sanitation & Dignity

 
/ December 28, 2011

No toilets for village in Kaithal, Haryana.