gift card reading 'Spread Joy' Looking for holiday gifts? Give the gift of giving with a GlobalGiving gift card! Shop Gift Cards

Women Dignity and Hygiene

by Sarathi Development Foundation Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Women Dignity and Hygiene
Women Dignity and Hygiene
Women Dignity and Hygiene
Women Dignity and Hygiene
Women Dignity and Hygiene
Women Dignity and Hygiene

Summary

The project will build community based behaviour change communication system to generate the awareness at community level on toilet use, hand wash at critical timings and menstrual hygiene management in 20 villages of Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh in India.Project will build skills of community volunteers, adolescent girls groups and women groups on behaviour change messages, communication tools and participatory methods for mobilizing the community, tracking behaviour changes.

$9,500
total goal
$9,318
remaining
1
donor
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

It is alarming to note that one in 10 deaths in India is due to poor sanitation, according to the World Bank.Women and girls suffer more in absence of sanitation facilities.66% of the girls in India manage their period outside or in an open field due to absence of a household toilet.48.4% households have access to improved sanitation facility in India.Mere construction of the toilets is not enough. Community members avoid using the toilet due to their age-old practice of defecating in open.

Solution

Project will generate demand for household toilets and build l and hygiene behaviours such as use of sanguinary pads for safe menstrual hygiene management and hand wash with soap at critical timings like before eating, after defecation, after disposal of child faecal. Project will develop community resources including Community volunteers, adolescent girls groups,self help groups, monitoring committees for behavior change communication, mobilisation and tracking changes at household level.

Long-Term Impact

Long term impact of the project will be protection of children, girls, women and wider community from the risks and diseases caused by open defecation. This impact is linked with national goals and commitments like Clean India Mission.

Resources

http:/​/​www.sarathidevfo.org
Community based model and feedback approach
Website

Organization Information

Sarathi Development Foundation

Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Akhilesh Tewari
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India
$182 raised of $9,500 goal
 
1 donations
$9,318 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.