India Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

Peace and playtime

"A woman needs clean water to drink for a healthy pregnancy. It is hard to not have these things."

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Bijaya uses her loom each day to weave delicate Eri silk.
Bijaya: Weaving a Future

For Bijaya, a new tubewell didn’t just mean safe water for her family. It afforded her the opportunity to earn an income, and rewrite her own future.

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Water gives Ranjaana's family tomorrows

Water gives moms like Ranjaana a chance to imagine a new tomorrow for each of her kids.

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A woman gathers water from an open well just outside Nagpur, India. Video icon
Unsafe Water from an Open Well

Each morning, just before dawn, these women wake to face the first task of their day: gathering unsafe water from an open well.

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A newly constructed toilet means a brighter future for an entire family.
When Saving Lives, Toilets Win

No other invention has saved more lives than the toilet, yet 2.4 billion people — about 1-in-3 — lack access to one.

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Sharda's new water connection has brought her a better life. Video icon
Sharda's New Water Connection

Water was once Sharda’s biggest worry, but her new household tap has brought her a better life, a blossoming garden, and the joy of stronger friendships.

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Making Good Hygiene Fun

Teaching kids in India to practice good hygiene can be a tricky subject, but our in-country partners have found ways to make education fun: silly skits, contests, and fun sing-alongs like the one seen in this video.

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One Wonderful Moment: A family dedicates their tap. Video icon
One Wonderful Moment

Celebrate with this family in India, as they receive water access in their home – for the very first time!

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An open well outside Nagpur, India. Video icon
An Open Well, A Daily Struggle

Each morning, this woman gathers unsafe water from an open well just outside Nagpur, India.

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Ranjaana

Since the construction of their water pump at home, Ranjaana and her large family can do more in life. Read their story.

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Art from Kanija Village

Water means life to the families of Kanija Village in India. And because they have access to safe water children have the time and good health to attend school which is where these girls created celebratory art for their community's Water Day event.

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SIDUR and Water.org in Secunderbad

SIDUR’s efforts unlock water pipes in Secunderabad.

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