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  • Gender Issues in Water and Sanitation Programmes

    Lessons from India

    Exclusion and inequitable access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services and opportunities are major concerns to development practitioners. The job of providing water for the household invariably falls on women, often at the expense of their education, income-earning opportunities and social, cultural and political involvement. This book aims to unpack the key elements of the WASH–gender nexus, examine these and recommend ways ahead for improved gender outcomes and WASH impact in India. Read more…

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  • Seeds for Change

    The Lives and Work of Suri and Edda Sehgal

    A multiple book awards winner, this compelling biography touches and inspires readers with the life stories of a talented and humble husband and wife who founded a visionary philanthropic organization to help the poor in rural India. Read More…

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  • Together We Empower

    Rekindling Hope in Rural India

    Together We Empower second edition offers a close look at a unique NGO that has been working in partnership with communities in rural India since 1999. The history of Sehgal Foundation illustrates a path of rich progress along with some missteps that resulted in valuable learning. This record reveals the rationale and the hearts behind the organization’s entrepreneurial approach to rural development—an undertaking that is deeply rooted in a team culture, collaborative relationships, and an unwavering commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of the rural poor. The book was a first place winner in the 10th annual National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA) in Multicultural Non-Fiction and finalist in the Foreword Reviews INDIEFAB Book of the Year in Social Sciences. Read More…

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