Can poo power solve India’s toilet problem?

India is in the midst of a toilet-building frenzy, the government has set aside $20bn (£15bn) for the health initiative and aims to stop people having to defecate in the open by 2019.

One social enterprise in one of India’s poorest areas is taking on the challenge of building public toilets.It is using the waste from the toilets to help pay for their upkeep.

More than half a billion people in rural India do not use toilets. It’s a situation which leads to a host of health and social problems, including children not going to school and women being assaulted or fearing assault when they go to secluded areas to relieve themselves…

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