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Mendwan is a small village located approximately 80 kilometers
from city of Thane in Maharashtra. Despite being
located on the primary National Highway, the village still
faces many challenges in respect to hygiene and sanitation
Often, teachers visit sick students because of their high
absences from school due to illness caused by the water.
This is one example of many similar incidents demonstrating
the necessity for clean water and hygiene education in this
A bore well next to the school is the only source of water
for the entire village. On average, children and women
walk 500-600 meters to carry water home after collection.
Villagers here practice farming to earn their livelihood and
also keep cattle nearby their houses for additional income.
The cattle, and their waste, further complicates the health
conditions with added contamination to their households.
With intervention of Xylem Watermark and Planet Water
Foundation, access to clean, safe water is soon a reality.
Beneficiaries (Students): 136
Village Population: 750 (approx)
Number of Households: 200 (approx)
“Our staff was happy when we came to know
about this donation. We are sure this filter will
bring positive changes in the school in terms of
attendance, health, etc. Looking forward to the
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