Help Marta Bring Toilets To Villages In Uttar Pradesh

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This is a story about a small village in India. A small village with little sanitation, little electricity and no reliable source of drinking water.
 
One of the common reasons of people falling ill In villages is absence of toilets infrastructure. Exposed feces are one of the main causes of air and water borne diseases.

Enabling people to use toilets is an important way to prevent adults, and mainly children, from falling ill. 
 
I arrived in India in 2012 and started working with a small village in Uttar Pradesh. Together we have built 143 eco toilets so far, one of the area’s first permeable roads, and other projects all in the areas of education and health care.
 
I managed to bring the community together and communicated the benefits of what we are doing in the village. Today, this small village understands the importance of hygiene and healthcare. Children in the village are educating their elders to use toilets and keep the neighborhood clean. The response from this village gives me hope that I can reach out to more such villages and bring the much needed difference.
 
Help me make our villages healthy and happy! 

Please donate and share the campaign link with your friends !

For more on our project, visit our page,
www.facebook.com/bettervillagebetterworld

Or,
www.thehindu.com/features/kids/marta-is-an-american-phd-student-making-a-difference-in-india/article8818915.ece
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Meet-the-Boston-woman-who-builds-toilets-in-UP/articleshow/47748789.cms
www.facebook.com/thebetterindia/videos/10154308987559594/?pnref=story
http://share.ajplus.net/shared/18680
http://swachhindia.ndtv.com/album-detail/this-is-how-an-american-woman-is-challenging-open-defecation-in-rural-india-23745/?pfrom=home-campaigns
swachhindia.ndtv.com/5-swachh-warriors-inspired-us-clean-india-efforts-4538/
https://thelogicalindian.com/my-social-responsibility/better-village-better-world-usa-toilets/

Solar Panels' Mounting
Solar Panels' Mounting
Our Permeable Road
Our Permeable Road
Our evapotranspiration toilets
Our evapotranspiration toilets
Happy faces in the school
Happy faces in the school
With the Village
With the Village
Lifting a water tank
Lifting a water tank
In the making
In the making
Slow sand drinking water filter
Slow sand drinking water filter
Budget Breakdown
Budget Breakdown
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21st November 2017
Dear Supporters,

The campaign is still running! With the money raised, we will start work soon building toilets!

We will post pictures and updates of the work on the ground here,
www.facebook.com/bettervillagebetterworld

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Thank you so much for all your support! 

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Gopi
Gopi donated Rs.100

Good luck

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Anonymous donated Rs.2,000
SM
Sabyasachi donated $25
HS
Hastin donated $50
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Nagendra donated Rs.1,500

You are doing great service. This is really inspiring.

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Anonymous donated $79.36

Keep up the good work!