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Where there is a will there is a way – ODF free slum in Hyderabad

” In a slum if there are some group of houses sharing a toilet then people who don’t have access will definitely be willing to get access to toilets” If they are not getting access then definitely financial status will be the reason for not being into the group of household with toilets. If we want to make these people get access to toilets and avoid open defecation then what can be the possibilities to do it without constructing a new one., considering the fact of land contrarieties in urban areas, especially in slums.


What is School Sanitation?

When we ask “Why toilets are dirty?” we draw its source to many dissimilar and interrelated toilet issues, , access to water, behavior, public health, social graciousness, cleaning skills and methods, building maintenance, accessibility, technologies, public education and including design. These issues are common in measuring efficiency of any toilets working condition. Regular and proper maintenance is essential for a better toilet environment. So let’s see an example of complete school toilet which is not used due to some reasons.


The Garbage Collection Service

Kapra is in the north eastern part of ever expanding city of Hyderabad under the administrative jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). SaciWATERs with the support of WaterAid India is intervening in few slums of Ward no1 & 3 of GHMC Kapra circle to improve WASH services for the marginalized community through community led initiatives.


“Basthi Vikas Manch”

Errakunta is a basthi located in Nacharam cluster under Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) administration, Hyderabad city, Telangana. Most of the slum dwellers are daily wage labourers and private employees. The houses are mostly semi-pucca and pucca.


Child Cabinets – From policy to practice

Mandal Parishath Primary School and Zilla Parishath High School is located in Kapra mandal of Medchal and Malkajgiri districts in Telangana. Both the schools share the same compound. It is co-educational and total strength of these schools together is 1322 students. Telugu is the only medium of instructions in primary school section and English as well as Telugu is the medium of instructions in high school section. Mid-day meal scheme is operational in both the schools.


Ambedkar Nagar School students set an Example

M.P.P.S, Ambedkar nagar is located in Kapra mandal, Medchal district of Telangana, and it is managed by the Local body. The school consists of Grades from 1 to 5 and it is Co-educational. Telugu is the medium of instructions in this school and the school has Pucca boundary wall. Mid-day meal Scheme is operational in this school.


Strengthening WASH services-Community Interface Through Community-led Platform (Basthi Vikas Manch)

The basic infrastructure facilities in the slums differ from slum to slum in size and other characteristics like lack of safe sanitation services, the supply of clean water, reliable electricity, law enforcement and other civic services. Most of these slum dwellers are daily wage labourers and private employees. Houses in these slums are mostly semi-pucca and pucca.