Progress despite another unpredictable year Context Looking back on the close of the 2nd official year of the ambitious 5-year FINISH Mondial programme, we are celebrating the resilience of our teams. While life slowly started getting ‘back to normal’ for some of our teams based in Europe, our in-country programme teams (Bangladesh, Ethiopia,
Enhancing livelihoods and conserving the earth through the circular sanitation economy Can the circular sanitation economy help communities build livelihood resilience? Mitigate the impacts of climate change on the environment and livelihoods? Bring life back to depleted soils? The session showcased successes, challenges and future ambitions to create opportunities for the private sector,
Can a business approach link sanitation and curative health care? More than 50% of health ailments (in developing countries) arise due to poor sanitation. Out-of-pocket costs for health care can comprise upwards of 60% of total household expenditures for the uninsured. The bottom-line: It is expensive to be uninsured. Linking sanitation and health
Let’s get WASHed up! FINISH Society featured in ‘Soch for Swachh’ publication The Good Sight is a monthly e-publication on the development sector. Every month, it brings stories of change from across the length and breadth of India. Its latest issue ‘Soch for Swachh’ draws upon water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) leaders from across the globe.
Since its inception, the FINISH programme has aimed to be an inclusive and sustainable approach to sanitation and health.
FINISH Society & UNOPS/WSSCC join forces to improve the sanitation sector in India United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) on behalf of the Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and FINISH Society (India) has entered into a collaborative partnership with the aim to create synergy and maximize the impact of mutual resources
Thank you to NITI Aayog, the policy think tank under the Government of India, for their kind recognition! We know that the success of FINISH Society (since 2009) has served as the foundation for the Mondial expansion (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Bangladesh & Ethiopia) but we could only have dreamed of the
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. Ⓒ
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.
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