Pipes carrying illegal water; connections snake through a Korail slum lane, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Korail slum is the biggest slum in Dhaka with 100,000 people living in. Slum residents have hanging latrines that discharge directly into the lake. The residents pay to use unofficial connections to DWASA’s water supply that operate sporadically.
Popular theatre, performed by kids, organised in a slum at Mirpur of Dhaka city to raise awareness about hygiene education.
WaterAid and its partners run many innovative events at community level engaging mass people as well as other audiences to act towards the cause of safe water, hygiene and sanitation.
Sima and frinds are happy to have a proper bathing place next to their room, TT para sweeper colony, Dhaka.
Sweepers, one of the most neglected and marginalised communities, often lack many basic facilities including water and sanitation. WaterAid has been working with them to cater their needs to live a life with dignity.