Sanitation saves lives
Sanitation builds lives
Poor sanitation continues to kill more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and measles combined.
This global problem is the least publicised (after all, who likes talking about toilets?) and yet sanitation can change people's lives forever. That's why we always put it first.
We work in some of the poorest parts of the world building life-saving eco-toilets.
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Top storyHow two determined school girls in India are helping us bring eco-toilets to their community
Anaivari is a small rural village in Tamil Nadu, India, and its story is ...
Ripples cycle challenge success
£1,660 raised so far, and still counting! After enduring rain, ice and snow throughout their training, the Ripples team finally enjoyed some good weather as they dove into the 220-mile cycle ...
Stories from the field – Marudor school
Wherever the Need's Arumugaum and I stop at Marudor Middle School so I can see our newly installed toilet block there. We walk into the schoolyard - sandy earth with ...
The Summer of Love
Win a £500 donation this summer through Virgin Money Giving. This summer, Virgin Money Giving are spreading the love by giving away £2,000 in donations to help you raise more for ...
Spotlight on our work – Kumudimoolai, India
450 more people now with ecosan, thanks to support from the ACT Foundation Thanks to support from the ACT Foundation, the people of Kumudimmolai now have 90 more ecosan, clean water ...
Ripples London to Paris cycle challenge
Ripples rides for toilets Bathroom retailer Ripples have been dedicated supporters of Wherever the Need for several years now, having already raised £10,000 for eco-toilets, clean water and a livelihood programme ...