Water for people supports community-based water management as it is one of key strategies for analyzing, planning, and managing water resources in an equitable and sustainable way.
Rooftop rainwater harvesting is a technique through which rainwater is captured from household rooftop catchments and stored in a designated reservoir…
Kids in Kohona village were facing a bleak future. Since their school lacked basic water facilities, they used to flee outside to drink water or use toilets. 12-year-old Neeta Lala Mavaskar, a class- VIII student, shares, “While studying in school, I had to face a lot of water-related problems.
Khatkali is a small village with 100 households in Amzari Gram Panchayat, Amravati district, Maharashtra. When Water For People India team visited the village in May 2019, it was devoid of a functional water supply scheme.
Purnima Roy, Treasurer of the Self Help Group (SHG) Cluster in Howrah, Kolkata, achieves what few could have even dreamt of: construction of 300 Individual Household Latrines (IHHLs) in only seven months.
The year 2020 – the Decade of Action to Global Goals – is the start of the ten-year countdown to the deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 2030 Agenda…
Pramod shared that his father passed away when he was just 10 years old. At that time, the impact of his loss was not yet clear.
Headmaster Amiya Ghosh is inspiring and tireless in promoting a vibrant learning environment for the primary school children in his charge.
Water For People develops a cadre of entrepreneurs delivering critical services for water security. As a major source of potable water, hand pumps are ubiquitous in rural India. According to a recent national survey, about 43 percent of rural households rely on hand pumps as a principal source of drinking water. Historically, poor operations and…
The one who takes the first step may not reach the goal; this deters millions, but motivatesthousands to walk. This story reflects government departments, teachers, parents, students, and project staff coming together to help schools to improve operation and maintenance (O&M) of School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (SWASH) facilities.
A watershed is not simply the hydrological unit but also socio-political-ecological entity which plays crucial role in determining food, social, and economic security.
Consistent with the global vision and mission, Water For People’s Everyone Forever model in India promotes safe and reliable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) service provision in communities, schools, and health centers sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments.