Sustainable Community Sanitation in Tamil Nadu



This project provides community sanitation and hygiene education for 70 families to foster a healthy and clean society.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

*Open defecation and water borne diseases are caused by contamination on the banks of River Cauvery in Tamil Nadu. *Providing sustainable sanitation systems and capacity building and education at different levels - family, school and local governing body.

How will this project solve this problem?

By providing ecological toilets, we curb open defecation and reduce considerably the diarrheal deaths. By training, we make them self-sustaining and inculcate the best practices in sanitation.

Potential Long Term Impact

70 families, or 3500 people directly from the project Potentially, over 10,000 people from neighbouring villages on education.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $90

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 $90 .  The original project funding goal was $180,000.

Additional Documentation

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


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Thanks to 2 donors like you, a total of $90 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

Where is this project located?

Map of Sustainable Community Sanitation in Tamil Nadu
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