Toilet Special

If simply washing hands regularly, particularly before eating, can keep several ailments away, imagine an India where every citizen has access to clean toilet and clean drinking water? What could this do to the wellbeing of the people and its …

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, is India’s foremost sociologist and social activist. He believes the toilet is a tool for social change. He has received a great deal of national and international recognition for …

Alarmed that more than 600 million Indians defecate in the open and more than 1,000 children die due to a preventable disease like diarrhea every day Eram Scientifi c Solutions (ESS), a Kerala based R&D Social Enterprise, promoted by Dr. …

Our concept is to provide safe on-site sanitation especially in areas where water tables are too high for fl ush toilets to operate as well as in areas of water-scarcity or rocky impervious areas. However , the approach is applicable …

Stone India, belonging to Duncan Goenka group, got into aerobic biological toilets and is already making a big impact. It has 1500 installations around India and hopes to increase that number multifold soon. Aerobic biological toilets convert human waste into …

Japan is known for its hightech toilets and obsession with the bathroom. Now Japanese designer Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects have teamed up to create ‘The House of Toilet,’ a public restroom in Ibukishima, Japan, that aims to celebrate the …

Did you know that urban India has to collect, treat and dispose about 38,000 million litres of human waste and waste water per day? Additionally, the waste from on-site sanitation systems (faecal sludge) is not adequately treated in most Indian …

Arghyam Arghyam grants funds to organisations, which implement and manage groundwater and sanitation projects in India. Arghyam has made grants to recipients in 22 states of India since 2005, the year of its founding. http://arghyam.org/ Weldynamics Works in both rural …