NEW DELHI: We Are Water foundation, a non-profit organization supported bya socially responsible corporate, Roca Bathroom Products Pvt Ltd has been instrumental in improvising the current sanitation situation in India and fight against open defecation. The foundation recently completed its ‘WASH’ project in 17 schools across Chennai, Vellore, Alwar, Rewari and Faridabad targeted at providing better sanitation facilities to schoolchildren.
For this initiative, Roca joined hands with World Vision India, Habitat for Humanity India, Gramya Foundation and United Way of Chennai with an aim to improve and promote hygienic practices for children with special focus on girls by enabling schools to achieve sustainable access to adequate potable water and improved sanitation.
With an endeavour to provide a healthy and hygienic ambience for the school kids, the brand enabled the installation of overhead tanks/poly tanks, high quality bathroom fittings, hand wash sinks with other requested requirement for renovating the toilets such as floor tiles, submersible pump, white washing, bore well drilling etc. The foundation is glad to bring better sanitation facilities to 14000 plus students and inculcating the habit of clean practices among them through health/hygiene messages painted on toilet walls and Behavioural Training program.
KE Ranganathan, Managing Director, Roca Bathroom Products Pvt. Ltd said, “With the mantra of reaching the unreached ‘We Are Water’ foundation has been constructing toilets in schools and slums of India with a vision to alleviate negative consequences of access to water and sanitation grow. We believe in providing better sanitation and hygiene facility to all especially these school kids to focus and excel in their respective fields. It is our commitment to create clean India and hope that Roca’s constant effort towards corporate social responsibility brings help in bettering the hygiene and sanitation condition in India.”
Rome was not built in a day and every single drop counts and abiding by the same fundamental, ‘We are Water’ foundation has been aggressively involved in renovation and construction of toilets in the disadvantaged areas of the country with the ambition of making such basic amenities accessible to every individual. Aligning to Government initiatives like Swachhata Hi Seva under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the foundation is determined to drive the behavioural change and make larger impact in the lives of the individuals by providing adequate sanitation and water availability facilities across the country.
Since its launch in India in July 2017, ‘We Are Water’ foundation has successfully completed multiple sanitation projects in the slums of Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhiwadi, Rewari, Faridabad and other disadvantaged areas to build a cleaner, green and safer India.