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about-samagra

About Samagra

ACCESSIBLE.

Our well-designed and clean toilets are located close to homes. They are well built in accessible area.

AFFORDABLE.

We do not mandate any user to pay. Rather, we motivate them to pay for our services which cost less than INR 1 per day per user for unlimited usage.

ASPIRATIONAL.

We understand users’ needs and wants. We provide services that people
want to use.

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Our Working Process

We used to think that challenge lies with technology. What we realized eventually was that challenge does not merely lie in technology, but the psychology too.

10000

DAILY TOILET USERS

4500

DAILY FEMALE TOILET USERS

600

% PAID USAGE INCREASE

92

% CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

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Why ? What ? How ?

WHY?

To enable the urban poor lead healthier, productive, dignified and empowered lives.

WHAT?

We encourage behavior change by converting community toilets into Centers of Empowerment.

HOW?

We use ICT Technologies, Behavioral Sciences and Human Centered Design to make Sanitation services accessible, affordable and awesome for the Poor

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Our Services

Design Change

We provide superior designed toilets starting from basic services like lighting and ventilation to sanitary dustbins and kids accessories. 

Behavior Change

We encourage behavior change via community workshops and door to door surveys.

Sustainability

We transform community toilet blocks into 1-stop Community Centers, which provide life improving value added services to the urban poor.

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Partners

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Media

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Media Coverage

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Our Awesome Team

We believe that team diversity adds creativity, empathy, innovation, creative skills, thoughts, and ideas to the table.

Swapnil Chaturvedi

Swapnil Chaturvedi

Cofounder and CEO View Details
 Tania Ganguly

Tania Ganguly

Cofounder and CTO View Details
 Neeharika Kalavacharla

Neeharika Kalavacharla

Business Development Manager View Details
Farakh Abbas

Farakh Abbas

Communications Lead View Details
Swapnil Chaturvedi

Swapnil Chaturvedi

Cofounder and CEO

Swapnil [BE (Electronics Engineering), MS (Electrical Engineering)] is an Ashoka Fellow, Acumen India Fellow and a divergent thinker with extensive experience in Management, Design and Innovation. Prior to Samagra, Swapnil was designing advanced Telematics & Navigation Systems for next generation vehicles at Continental (USA). In 2011, Swapnil gave up his US Residency and moved back to India to start Samagra’s operations. In order to gain first-hand experience, Swapnil has lived in slums of various cities in India. Swapnil believes that answer to wicked problems lies in innovative use of Psychology, Technology and Design.

 Tania Ganguly

Tania Ganguly

Cofounder and CTO

Tania [BE (Electronics Engineering), MS (Electrical Engineering)] has background in Arts, Product Design and Engineering.
Before running Samagra, Tania was a Senior Engineer at Motorola Mobile Devices (USA) where she was involved in developing cutting edge technology.
Tania has been instrumental in designing Samagra’s mobile phone based customer engagement platform. Tania is a big believer in Universal Design so that products and systems can be used by all the people.

 Neeharika Kalavacharla

Neeharika Kalavacharla

Business Development Manager

Neeharika [BE (Mechanical Engineering, MSc (Economics] is also management graduate from the prestigious IIM-Ahmedabad with experience in Technology, Operations and New Business Development, with a belief that the approach used for solving business problems are also applicable to social problems.
With interests in user research, product/service design and development, Neeharika is responsible for Customer Development, Product Design, Testing and Implementation at Samagra.

Farakh Abbas

Farakh Abbas

Communications Lead
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ENABLING URBAN POOR LEAD HEALTHIER & DIGNIFIED LIFE!

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We encourage behavior change by converting community toilets into Centers of Empowerment.

Swapnil Chaturvedi – CEO OF SAMAGRA
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Our Work

We believe our work speaks for itself. Browse our most recent projects below.

Samagra Cleaning Force
Social Activity
Operation Management
Cleaning
Amitabh Bachchan with The Poop Guy
Children Savings Bank
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REVOLOOTION

#1ToiletWill make a Healthy Nation!

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#1ToiletWill make a Healthy Nation! – February 19, 2016 A Nation with a healthy population is more capable of contributing to and achieving its development goals and making India vivid and vibrant.Is there any corelation between a Nation’s Growth, Health and its Sanitation scenario? We leave it to your wisdom. #1ToiletWill make a Healthy and Wealthy Nation. We at Samagra certainly

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​#OneToiletWill save a life

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​#OneToiletWill save a life. – February 8, 2016 Diarrhea kills roughly 800,000 children under five each year; a quarter of these children are Indian and the numbers don’t account for all the children severed sickened and permanently affected.#OneToiletWill save life. We at Samagra firmly believe so!  This story is originally shared on Facebook Loo Rewards

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​#OneToiletWill make healthy habits stick

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​#OneToiletWill make healthy habits stick. – August 21, 2014 The scene of open defecation is a major threat to the hygiene of the ones immediately exposed, especially for children who play with their own excreta (and of others). Diarrhea kills more children than malaria, AIDS, and measles combined. One toilet in a house will stick healthy habits and reduce child mortality.

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