Vankwad, Gujurat

The response to this considerable project has been phenomenal; with a responsible attitude to water usage, close to 100% usage of the toilets, the resulting compost providing increased crop yields and the people empowered to improve their lives still further. There is no better example than this village of the change in people lives through the introduction of sanitation.

This project at a glance

  • Location: Gujurat, India  see on map
  • Population: 1,400
  • Main occupation of villagers: Agriculture; dairy and subsistence farming
  • Project start date: Autumn 2007
  • Length of project: 12 months
  • Provided: 99 family ecosan units with washrooms; Water pump repaired; Water storage units repaired
  • Funded by: God My Silent Partner
  • Support from: SSP