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Across the tracks: one mother's quest for a safe toilet

Experience Radha's story as we take steps towards Clean India.
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As the Clean India campaign gets underway, with its ambitious target of a toilet for every household by 2019, WaterAid explores how something as simple as a toilet can help transform lives by following the story of one ambitious mother in Uttar Pradesh.

Radha Verma, determined to protect her daughter after she narrowly escapes a physical attack, builds one of the first toilets in Rakhi Mandi slum, home to 3,500 people. Radha’s story shows that change is possible, even in a challenging urban environment, and that ultimately everyone, everywhere needs a safe place to go to the toilet.

For more information about how the project in Rakhi Mandi works please explore our multimedia story:

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Across the Tracks is about a community where WaterAid is working as part of the HSBC Water Program.

Trailer - Across the tracks: Steps towards Clean India from WaterAid on Vimeo.