Community Latrines in India

Many slum communities in India have this type of shared, public latrine, which, while helpful when brand new, can deteriorate within a couple of years.

By offering women the ability to build their own, personal, family toilets, WaterCredit ensures a pride-of-ownership that will keep a latrine clean, safe, and functional for decades.

To hear firsthand what a difference a toilet can make, watch this story, told to us by an Indian mother named Ranjana.

Capital city: New Delhi
Population of 1.2 billion
103.8 million lack safe water
802 million have no sanitation services
Infant mortality rate of 4.3%
29.8% live in poverty

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