Saturday, May 27, 2017

Towards an ODF free society

For her contributions in taking forward the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and engaging in various other sanitation related works, Mikalmit Lepcha, a Panchayat Development...

Toilets are as important as temples

The home of Jayalakshmi and Alagarswamy in the Poolampatti hamlet of Kenjampatty gram panchayat in Madurai district now has a brand new toilet.  The...

One kg tomatoes for free – for homes with toilets

Over the past month, 45 year old vegetable vendor, Sharanamma has been giving away one kilogram of tomatoes for free; to each home that...

How toilet helped address health concerns resulting from delaying defecation

Image Courtesy: The Indian Express About five months ago, Kamali Lekam was the first person to have a toilet built in her home in Orchha...

Campaign on menstrual health management launched in Nagaur

Given that the subject of menstruation is taboo among most communities, often considered unclean, impure and a curse, girls tend to develop a sense...

District in Dakshin Kannada relies on compost pipe technology to manage...

Nestled in the hills of Dakshina Kannada are scattered houses - one house in every 10 acres, beautify the settlements, uncommon in cities. The district...

Mandi’s Mahila Mandals move the district towards ODF plus

Having been declared open defecation free (ODF) in September 2015, Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi District is now moving towards ODF plus which involves effective management...