We Are Water Foundation to bring toilet revolution in Dholpur, Rajasthan
Dholpur- the village that celebrated wedding procession after 22 years will now have its own toilets. With an aim to provide access to proper sanitation facilities, CSR wing of Roca- We Are Water Foundation India (WAWFI), collaborated with Government of Rajasthan to provide Individual household latrines to over 400 households and four schools with toilets to benefit residents and especially girl students. We Are Water Foundation India in association with Habitat for Humanity India is covering four villages in Dholpur district in Rajasthan.
Aligned with this year’s theme, ‘Leaving no one behind’, the foundation has been continuously working towards educating and sensitizing individuals on hygienic sanitation practices across India ensuring no one is left behind without sanitation. The project will help to improve infrastructure and attract students from marginalized sections to attend school. Additionally, the program will also help to transform mindset of communities and facilitate them with widespread knowledge on best hygienic practices in community, with kids acting as chain agents.
Mr. K E Ranganathan, Managing Trustee, We Are Water Foundation, India said, “At We Are Water Foundation, we have been working in the most disadvantaged areas of the planet addressing issues pertaining to water, hygiene and sanitation; and has successfully been able to provide better quality of life to all sections of the society. We are pleased to announced the launch of our special project for Dholpur district in collaboration with Government of Rajasthan to drive necessary change and benefit people specially girl child, to lead healthy and progressive life.+“
Given the current scenario, the foundation has built numerous toilets in individual households, villages and Government schools and colleges. Thereby, creating an environment of cleanliness and expanding access to safe toilets.