Most people drink unsafe water from a river which is contaminated with silt and other solid material, This has increased number of cases diagnosed with digestive tract infection and kidney failure, the charcoal water filters are used to remove this harmful silt.
“Toiletten machen Schule” is a nationwide competition for schools, aiming to improve the poor state of many school toilets in Germany. It provides an incentive as well as concrete guidance to schools and students on how to sustainably improve the situation by building up broad partnerships and developing concepts that help breaking the hindering toilet taboo, introduce small but powerful technical improvements and new organizational structures.
The World Toilet Organization (WTO) was founded by Jack Sim (Singapore's first Ashoka Global Fellow) on 19th November 2001 in Singapore. WTO is Singapore’s first global non-profit organisation committed to improving sanitation conditions worldwide. Since its inception, WTO has brought together key players from governments, academia, civil society, multi-lateral agencies and the private sector to explore innovative and sustainable solutions to the global sanitation crisis.