Sanitation in Rural India

We may see the odd toilet built, we may be able to get a dustbin in most homes and we may see people cleaning out their sewers, but it will take much longer for all the problems to be solved. What we can do, however, is begin the conversation and start to change the mind-set.


पहले गाँव में थी तब मुझे ऐसा लगता था की मैं एक पिंजरे में कैद हूँ, वालंटियर बनने के बाद उसी गाँव में खुला हुआ और आज़ाद महसूस कर रही हूँ|

आगे आओ – तुम भी बात कर सकते हो

This blog has been translated and transcribed by Rupal Hariyaow. - ज्योति हनोटे १ फरवरी को हम सादरी गांव में आये, और यहाँ के लोगों से मिले। महिलाओं, युवाओ, और किशोरियों से मिले और उनसे गांव की संस्कृति, शिक्षा और यहाँ के इतिहास के बारे में कुछ जानकारी ली। हमने हमारी टीम के साथ यहाँ... Continue Reading →


By Harsh Prabha Singh Ever since I got back from Rajasthan, I'd been wanting to write about my Pravah ICS journey! And now that I've procrastinated more than enough, let's start with what exactly is Pravah ICS and what does it aim to do? International Citizen Service (ICS) is a three-month volunteering programme led by... Continue Reading →

Journey of a Lifetime

By Alexander Barty Given the scale of my Pravah ICS experience, you might assume that I had planned and anticipated my journey to India years in advance. The reality was quite the opposite. I stumbled across ICS by chance, when putting together the master plan for my impromptu gap year between school and university. With... Continue Reading →

Looking Behind the Gates

By Henry Hardy Before leaving the country for my placement, I had already built up a picture in my mind about what the village would look like. A rural Indian village to me meant dirt tracks, animals roaming, and the most simple of houses – potentially lacking in the most basic infrastructural needs. Save for... Continue Reading →

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