India: Going Beyond Sanitation in Andhra Pradesh

What started as a campaign to improve rural sanitation in Andhra Pradesh, has galvanized communities to address through collective behavior change a broadening range of issues, from planting tress to improved management of disposed plastics.

Andhra Pradesh has benefited from both the national Total Sanitation Campaign and the Nirmal Gram Puraskar (clean village award) program [...], but the most impressive progress has come over the past year, after the state adopted its own state awards program for sanitation, the Shubhram Awards for cleanliness:

Read more: WSP Access, Aug 2008

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