1 in 10 people lack access to safe water
1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet
Women and children spend 125 million hours each day collecting water
Every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease
Every $1 invested in water and sanitation provides a $4 economic return

Transforming lives through water and sanitation loans. With support from the IKEA Foundation, Water.org invites you to attend this gathering of noteworthy leaders from the water, sanitation, public, and private sectors to learn and collaborate regarding access to safe water and sanitation in India.

Registration is now closed.

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Speaker Presentations

Event Recordings:

Welcome, Keynote, and Panel 1

  • Welcome Address by Water.org CEO and co-founder, Gary White
  • Keynote Address by the Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri. Parameswaran Iyer
  • Panel 1: WSS- An Untapped Business Potential in India

ISC and Panel 2

  • Presentation from Mr. Rashid Kidwai from India Sanitation Coalition: "India Sanitation Coalition's Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Support Swachh Bharat"
  • Panel 2: Promising Solutions for the WSS Startup Sector

Panel 3

  • Panel 3: New Frontiers in Water and Sanitation Finance

Optional Panel 4

  • Panel 4: WaterCredit 101: Putting WaterCredit into practice and working with Water.org

Event Details:

Location: India Habitat Centre — New Delhi, India

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 — Lend for Change: WaterCredit Forum is a gathering of leaders from the water, sanitation, public and private sectors to learn and collaborate regarding access to safe water and sanitation.

Hotel Information:

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For questions, please contact: IndiaWCForum@water.org