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
How to ensure safe sanitation for all by 2030 Last November, 18th, the world celebrated the World Toilet Day whose theme was “When nature calls’’ — a metaphor which represents the call of nature that every person has to respond to defecation. The
Meet Rashid Ali, Pied Piper of Mainpuri block Rashid Ali gets his daily rush of adrenalin by convincing villagers to construct toilets, so as to improve their quality of life. He helps Finish Society in corporation with Unicef become Open Defecation Free (ODF), in two areas in Uttar Pradesh.