Toilet Troubles

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  It’s something almost all of us take for granted, and it’s definitely not a glamorous thing to get involved with, but this country is the perfect example of how wrong things can go when we skip over this essential part of infrastructure. Meeting Dr. Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International was really inspiring.  When… Read more »

Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Toilet..

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In spirituality lies the essence of happiness,” says Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International Social Service Organization, considered one of the biggest NGOs in India and a pioneer in low-cost sanitation. In 1969 Dr Pathak was entrusted a special job by a committee set up during the Gandhi centenary celebrations in Patna, India. The… Read more »

Sulabh – Top Player at World Toilet Summit

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  DURBAN – Extending its footprint in the field of low-cost sanitation outside India, Indian NGO Sulabh International Dec 5 said it will expand its operations to 15 African countries, including South Africa, to improve their sanitation facilities. Addressing sanitation experts from across the world during the three-day ‘World Toilet Summit’ here, Sulabh founder Bindeshwar… Read more »

Sulabh to build 200 toilets around Gandhi’s house in S Africa

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  In order to provide proper sanitation facilities in parts of South Africa, NGO Sulabh International will construct 200 toilets and a training school around Mahatma Gandhi's Phoenix settlement in Durban. "Sulabh International will open a vocational training school for the poor and marginalised people who are living around Mahatma Gandhi's famous Phoenix settlement at… Read more »

Sulabh to build 200 toilets around Gandhi’s house in S Africa

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NEW DELHI: In order to provide proper sanitation facilities in parts of South Africa, NGO Sulabh International will construct 200 toilets and a training school around Mahatma Gandhi's Phoenix settlement in Durban.  "Sulabh International will open a vocational training school for the poor and marginalised people who are living around Mahatma Gandhi's famous Phoenix settlement at Durban where the Father of the… Read more »

सुलभ अब 15 अफ्रीकी देशों में बनाएगी शौचालय

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डरबन/ दक्षिण अफ्रीका :  भारत की स्वयं सेवी संस्था सुलभ इंटरनेशनल जल्द ही दक्षिण अफ्रीका, केन्या, युगांडा, इथोपिया सहित अफ्रीकी महाद्वीप के 15 देशों में शौचालय बनाएगी। ये शौचालय स्कूलों में तथा सार्वजनिक स्थलों पर बनाए जाएंगेे। महात्मा गांधी के प्रारंभिक जीवन की कर्मभूमि रहे डरबन में आयोजित शौचालय सम्मेलन को संबोधित करते हुए सुलभ… Read more »

Sulabh to extend its reach to 15 African countries

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  Extending its footprint in the field of low-cost sanitation outside India, NGO Sulabh International today said it will expand its operations to 15 African countries, including South Africa, to improve their sanitation facilities. Addressing sanitation experts from across the world during the three-day 'World Toilet Summit' here, Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak announced the decision… Read more »

Public toilets for our cities

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  Linfen in China offers a significant lesson to Indian cities. It convincingly shows that simple, but vital things such as public toilets are as critical as any large infrastructure project to make cities liveable. For long, Linfen was one of the worst cities in the world to live in. But, in the last four… Read more »

Sulabh to improve sanitation in 15 African countries

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  Durban, Dec 5:  Extending its footprint in the field of low-cost sanitation outside India, NGO Sulabh International is all set to improve the sanitation scenario of 15 African countries. Addressing sanitation experts from across the world at the three-day World Toilet Summit here, Sulabh founder and renowned sanitation expert Bindeshwar Pathak said that in… Read more »

कभी मैला ढोती थीं, अब जाएंगी डरबन

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नई दिल्ली ! कभी सिर पर मैला ढोने वाली तीन महिलाएं अस्पृशयता और रंगभेद के खिलाफ आवाज बुलंद करने वाले राष्ट्रपिता महात्मा गांधी की प्रारम्भिक कर्मभूमि के रूप में मशहूर दक्षिण अफ्रीका के डरबन शहर में आगामी चार दिसम्बर से आयोजित होने वाले विश्व शौचालय सम्मेलन में हिस्सा लेंगी। कभी 'अछूत' कही जाने वाली तथा… Read more »