India

WaterAid/Areeb Hashmi

About

A middle-income country with a population of over 1 billion, poverty in India is a complex issue with just under a third of the population living on less than $1 a day. According to the latest estimates, 40% of the population have access to improved sanitation facilities and 44% of the population defecate in the open (WHO/UNICEF 2015).

SHARE has supported a number of research projects in India.

 

BUILDING KNOWLEDGE. IMPROVING THE WASH SECTOR.

SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide.