A film for World Water Day…

March 22, 2011  |   General news,Water   |
A film for World Water Day…

Water ink _ BDDP Unlimited and Solidarités International - UK from BDDP Unlimited on Vimeo.

1,500 teenage girls now with sanitation

March 17, 2011  |   Featured project,General news,Sanitation   |
1,500 teenage girls now with sanitation

Our recently completed sanitation project in Vadalore Girls Secondary School has provided 1,500 teenage girls with much needed sanitation facilities. The girls will benefit hugely from increased privacy the units provide and hygiene training, improving their health and ensuring they can stay in school even during menstruation. This will enable ...

Sustainable farming can feed the world?

March 14, 2011  |   Environment,General news   |
Sustainable farming can feed the world?

"The oldest and most common dig against organic agriculture is that it cannot feed the world’s citizens; this, however, is a supposition, not a fact. And industrial agriculture isn’t working perfectly, either: the global food price index is at a record high, and our agricultural system is wreaking havoc with ...

Battle over Mumbai’s slums

March 11, 2011  |   General news   |
Battle over Mumbai’s slums

"Developers hope to raze the slums and make vast profits from commercial projects, but slum residents have other ideas. Ganesh Krupa Society is part of Golibar, Mumbai's second largest slum, spanning 140 acres. The site is at the centre of a fierce battle between its residents and a developer that wants ...

Over 14,000 manual scavengers rehabilitated

March 04, 2011  |   General news,Poverty,Sanitation   |
Over 14,000 manual scavengers rehabilitated

"The Orissa Government has claimed to have rehabilitated 14,077 persons involved in manual scavenging in the State. In a report recently submitted to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the State government mentioned that about 3,456 manual scavengers could not be rehabilitated due to their death and migration and many were ...