"WASH" is a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project implemented by KISES (Kiranmayi Socio Educational Society), in collaboration with Tdh (Terre des Hommes Foundation, Lausanne, Switzerland) in Edurumondi island villages of Nagayalanka mandal and coastal villages of Machilipatnam Mandal of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh India, during the years 2006-2012.
This includes conducting awareness programs in schools and villages about usages of toilets, waste water management, hygiene promotion and construction of house hold toilets and toilets at the schools. 1516 families with 5500 population of 10 island and coastal main land villages and 7 schools have benefited by this project.
* A new start, a new beginning for the Dump community, as they celebrate the Hindu festival of Ugadi with renewed hope for their futures.
*A plan to put a stop to child labour at an Andhra Pradesh Municipal Dump-yard has moved a step closer with the start of building work on a new Child Care & Protection Centre at Pathapadu.