Project Profile

Project Title Water and Sanitation Education in Mangalore, India
Project Code 2011EA03
Project Status Completed
End Date September 2013
Sponsor(s) Multi-Client,UN-Habitat
Division Educating Youth for Sustainable Development
Executive Summary Full Text

TERI in association with UN-Habitat and Badische Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik (BASF) India is initiating this project in Mangalore and Surathkal (in Karnataka) with an overall objective to create awareness on water, sanitation, and hygiene education in schools. The main objectives are to: (1) establish science laboratories/water class rooms in selected schools to conduct water quality testing as well as to facilitate the community to adopt adequate measures to minimize water borne diseases; (2) facilitate and make provision for safe drinking water in 25 schools and the community residing around; (3) create awareness amongst boys and girls about water-related environmental issues through value based water and sanitation education in shcools; (4) bring about behavioural change among the students regarding water use, sanitation, and hygiene practices.