When high school students promote safe sanitation, they can become an inspiration to the rest of society. The Government-aided NJA High School, located in the Bose Nagar village of Chirala Mandal (Andhra Pradesh, India), is a great example of this.
Through this upcoming series, we aim to highlight some of the key pillars of the FINISH Mondial programme which make it unique and innovative. In focus this quarter: financial innovations. The following is not an exhaustive list of what is happening (as our teams are constantly improving and innovating in their approaches to ensure
To celebrate World Toilet Day this year, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) zoomed in on the successes of the public-private partnership model that the Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation & Health in Kenya (FINISH INK) programme is built upon. Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2013, the programme has made a huge
During the recent heat wave in the Netherlands, there were calls to cut water consumption and even limit flushing toilets. For us in Europe, it often goes without saying that we have a lavatory at home. But that is not the case for nearly 2.5 billion other people on our planet. Ⓒ
In this new column 'The FINISH family' we will showcase one of our partnerships. For its inauguration, we would like to introduce our partner Water.org. A few questions to Salfiso Kitabo, Country Director of Water.org in Ethiopia. In which ways do Water.org & FINISH activities find synergy in Ethiopia? As our two organizations specialize in
The greywater treatment project in the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu is called Securing Water For Food (SWFF). It has treated kitchen and bathroom water waste to recycle and release it to 25,000 acres of farmland in the Badaga community-dominated area of the Nilgiris. The farm produce from this US AID-funded project has shown a 15 percent increase in yield.
"The FINISH programme improves the quality of life" Lauren Pope, Sanitation Business Adviser at WASTE, went to India to visit the FINISH India programme. A few questions to her: During your trip in India, what made you proud? Throughout the trip, I was
State Minister for water and environment Uganda impressed by FINISH Mondial Wednesday the 13th of February 2019 will be etched in the annals of Caritas Fort Portal – HEWASA as the day when the organization hosted the State Minister for Water and Environment, Hon. Ronald Kibuule. Hon. Kibuule’s visit to
Let’s build toilets! On the 8th of April, a collaboration of FINISH Mondial team members participated in the AfricaWorks! Conference. The FINISH session entitled, “Let’s build toilets!” was enthusiastically hosted by partners WASTE, Aqua for All and Amref Flying Doctors, with representatives such
VARANASI: It was a special Wednesday for the natives of Dahiya village of Imayatpur block of Chandauli. The village got the one millionth individual household toilet built in the country under the aegis of FINISH (Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation & Health) Society. The toilet was declared open by Nirmala, wife of Shyam Dhar, who