These Communities Have Achieved Total Sanitation In Innovative Ways. Do You Know About Them?

Is constructing toilets enough to solve India's looming sanitation problem? Apparently not. There is a need for awareness, greater community involvement and change in behaviour. Learn how these villages, organizations and communities have tried innovative ways to achieve total sanitation without expensive or short-term interventions.
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.