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Sanitation And Health Rights in India launched its non-profit for sanitation and water purification services

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In 2013 more than 340,000 children under the age of five died from diseases caused by a lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene, according to a report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund.

In India, the problem is especially acute, with roughly 600 million citizens lacking access to basic sanitation services, and 100 million without clean water.

In health care circles the sanitation issue is called open defecation, and its a serious problem that’s led to diarrhoeic diseases and malnutrition among children… and it’s a problem that a new non-profit, which launched yesterday in the latest Y Combinator batch, is looking to solve.

Sanitation and Health Rights in India is the fruit of work that 29-year-old Anoop Jain has struggled with for the better part of the last six years.

 

Read more at : http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/24/sanitation-and-health-rights-in-india-launched-its-non-profit-for-sanitation-and-water-purification-services/

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