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We visited Population Services international to understand their 3SI initiative that looks to provide toilets to households in villages across 8 districts of Bihar. Their approach looks at solidifying supply chains and simultaneously generating demand among users. We looked at … Continue reading
How many times have you passed by someone going potty in the open? If you live in India, it’s probably happened countless times. That open defecation and sanitation is a major problem in India is a well known fact. Statistics … Continue reading
After 50% of households in the state of Jharkhand constructed toilets, all households were classified as manushya(human), billi(cat), and suwar(pig) based on their defecation behaviours and their status is made publicly visible at a prominent place by the members of … Continue reading
My bladder canâ€™t take it anymoreâ€¦my stomach is giving up tooâ€¦ desperate to attend natureâ€™s call! But I am not a man, and I canâ€™t take the liberty of relieving myself against a wall like the others. I am a … Continue reading
An article in Hindu about Bill Gatesâ€™ recent visit to India stated that his â€œultimate dream is to design low-cost toilets.â€ In order to design cheap and dry toilets, with as â€œgood or better smell characteristics as a flush toilet,â€ … Continue reading