Making sanitation as popular as cricket

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700 million Indians have cell phones, but 638 million still don’t have access to proper sanitation. It is estimated that one in every 10 deaths in the country is attributable to poor sanitation. This article by Darryl de Monte in the Morunga Express argues that what is needed is not hardware but software, ie political will and social solutions like CLTS to transform the sanitation sector in India.

Date: 23 May 2011