Health
 India
Project #2214

Toilets for 3 rural schools in Southern India

by World Toilet Organization

Summary

Toilets for 3 rural schools comprising of 1690 girls & 2063 boys to prevent drop-outs specially among girls, to reduce indicience of diseases and to provide good learning environment
$1,473
total raised
13
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

Poor toilet facilities or absence of toilets in schools have an impact on the education and health of the children. Children defecatiing in open are prone to infectious diseases such as diarrhea, intestinal worms thus leading to absenteeism which affects their studies. Further, adolescent girls stop attending schools due to absence of toilets. Project involves renovating the poor toilet infratrucrure which lacks doors & other basic ameninties so that the children starts making use of the toilets

Solution

Project involves renovating the floor, water closets, sewage pipes, painting of walls, handwashing facilities, piped water , doors, sanitary napkin incinerators (facility highly appreciated by girls and teachers).

Long-Term Impact

The project is a life long investment in the school. Annually it will serve 3753 children in the 3 schools. Morever children will inculcate the habit of using toilets and which will have a positive influence in their family and communities

Additional Documentation

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

Organization Information

World Toilet Organization

Location: Singapore - Singapore
Website: http:/​/​www.worldtoilet.org
Project Leader:
Melanie Hildebrandt
Executive Director
Singapore, Singapore

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