The seven school toilets blocks are handed over to schools in district Maharajganj, Uttar Pradesh. These toilets have been built in Reshma Adarsh Memorial High School, Sant Gulab School, Gautam Buddha Children Academy,Kamla Memorial Jr. High School, Mohit Prasad Choudhary Shishu School and in two more schools.
Ministry of Panchayati Raj has named Maharajganj as one of the country’s 250 most backward districts. Sanitation is a rare practice in this area. Therefore, these toilets would be boon to the children and teachers of these schools. These school toilets are constructed by Sulabh Sanitation Mission Foundation with the help of G4S India which is the funding agency for these toilets. URJA-Energy is the pioneer NGO working in this district. URJA-Energy is taking responsibility to look after these toilets and generating sanitation awareness among children of these schools. During the opening ceremony of these beautifully constructed toilets, Ms.Raka Singh, Founder of URJA-Energy was present with her spouse H.E. Mr. Jan LUYKX, Ambassador of Belgium to India among other members of this project.School children welcomed them with flowers. The surroundings of school premises echoed with children’s reiterating sounds of word “thanks” to change the picture of their schools.