WaterAid India launches its annual Photography Fellowship Program ‘The WASH Photo Project 2019’.
Theme of the fellowship
Today, India is in the midst of a major water crisis. According to Niti Aayog’s Composite Water Management Index, 75% of households do not have drinking water on their premises, while its quality is also terrible. 70% of our water is contaminated and so we currently rank 120 out of 122 countries in the water quality index.
Issues around the urban water situation in India.
‘The WASH Photo Project 2019’ aims to highlight the various problems faced by urban communities when it comes to accessing clean water like queueing up, daily quarrels and spending hours for a few buckets of water or the severe health implications of consuming dirty water. The fellowship further aims to explore the physical, economic and social repercussions due to lack of clean water.