Dr. Mapuskar explaining the principles of the sopa sandas (Photo: Chicu Lokgariwar)

TBI Heroes: Dr. Mapuskar – A Life Dedicated To Improving Rural Sanitation In India

Dr. Mapuskar has been working relentlessly in the field of rural sanitation for over 50 years now, and helped develop many innovative methods and technologies to create a sanitation revolution even before it was the rising concern that it is today. His principles of community ownership and his search for appropriate technology that suits the Indian conditions have left a legacy that can be adopted all over the nation for maximum impact. He is truly a TBI Hero.