Sustainable Toilets in Cauvery River Basin, India

$380 $139,620
Raised Remaining


-1200 families, presently open defecating, get ecological toilets. -Better health conditions due to reduction in pollution of river water. -Better cleanliness and hygiene conditions in the village.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

-Open defecation and water borne diseases by contamination on the banks of River Cauvery in Tamil Nadu. -Providing sustainable sanitation systems for the people as a safe and affordable alternative

How will this project solve this problem?

By providing ecological toilets, we curb open defecation and reduce considerably the diarrheal deaths.

Potential Long Term Impact

-1200 families, or 6000 people will benefit directly from the project -Potentially, 10,000 people from neighboring villages on education

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $380

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $380 .  The original project funding goal was $140,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Thanks to 5 donors like you, a total of $380 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Deepa Chaudhary

Singapore, Singapore

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