Collecting Water in Majidpur

A family collects drinking water from a newly installed submersible pump water supply system in the Majidpur slum of Savar in India. The water system was installed through the assistance of DSK and's WaterCredit program. At present, 19 poor households are using this water system.

Capital: New Delhi
Population of 1.2 billion
77 million lack access to safe water
769 million lack access to improved sanitation
59% of the total population lives on less than US$2 per day