Waste collector, Varghese, holds a handful of compost at the compost site, at Chinnavilai village, India.It is estimated that around 2.5bn people around the world lack access to safe sanitation.
Elifa Mwaungulu, building a latrine slab, in Chikompulazi village, Malawi.People living in impoverished conditions suffer the most from unsanitary conditions.
Lines Napolo, in front of her latrine, Mwenyekondo, Malawi.
The scale of the problem is not being adequately addressed.With the actual progress, it will take 350 years before everyone in Sub-Saharan Africa gets access to safe sanitation.
An estimated 80 per cent of untreated waste-water in developing countries flows back into lakes, oceans, and drinking water source.
One of three women have no access to decent toilet, increasing their risks of illness.
In Kifumbira slum, Uganda, there are only four toilets for every 2,000 people, and until WaterAid partner with AEE (African Evangelistic Enterprises) built a new block, the only toilets consisted of holes overflowing with faeces and maggots.
A child plays in the slum of Kifumbira, Uganda, a maze of rubbish, unplanned housing, mud and human waste which flows through makeshift drains.