The Nirmal Bharat Yatra
was a sanitation & hygiene awareness & behavior change campaign conceptualized & implemented by WASH United & Quicksand. It travelled 2,000 kms across rural parts of 5 Indian states between 2nd October 2012 & 19th November 2012.
230,000,000 People Reached
160,000 People Attended
96,000 Prizes Awarded
8414 School Children Trained
149 Schools Trained
401 Newspaper Articles Written
In an earlier blog post, we told you about WASH United’s presentation at the “National Consultation” of state ministers and other government officials in charge of sanitation and hygiene.
The Yatra emphasized rural sanitation and hygiene issues as its route largely passed through rural districts adjoining major central Indian cities.
At WASH United India, we are...
Games & Labs
- Yatra fellow @rosegeorge3 in @sciamblogs on our efforts to stop Indians choosing open defecation over a #toilet. t.co/8NjEQadP
- Pankaj Jain, secretary for water and sanitation, says India will be open defecation free by 2022 @worldtoiletday #nby t.co/7ac5Prlj
- Happy @worldtoiletday the #NBY has concluded in Bettiah. Stay tuned for photos and more updates @WASHUnited