Founded in 2011 and funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Samagra has been working ever since to provide "awesome sanitation services to the urban poor".
Samagra incorporates Psychology, Technology, Gamification and Human Centered Design to create habit forming services that deeply engage users while creating small incremental (yet sustainable) behavior change.
To bring a lasting behavior change, Samagra has peddled a long path full of hardships and opportunities, highs and lows, success and most importantly,the FAILURES.
My name is Swapnil and I clean toilets for a living.
Samagra is changing the widespread practice of open defecation in urban slums by making sanitation accessible, affordable and aspirational for the Urban Poor
Samagra’s intervention in 3 slums of Pune has already led to provision of awesome services to over 3300 daily users, thus reducing the impact of open defecation and related diseases.
Join a community of individuals who believe there's a better way and help us change the status quo of India's sanitation crisis.
We believe in building lasting relationships with our partners. We look forward to partnerto empower the lives of urban poor.
There is a big taboo attached with toilet in India.Defecation is a bodily function and people like to have it away from their houses.
By investing charitable money, we’re able to take bigger risks to support innovation, going where more commercial investors won't or even can’t.
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