The Global Interfaith WASH Alliance

Towards Sustainable (WASH) for all.

The World's First Initiative Uniting the Faiths for WASH

A Force For Peace & Lasting Change, Uniting Across Creeds, Castes & Faiths

For Clean Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Women’s Empowerment. Together.

Our Focus




Climate Change


Participating in United Nations advocacy activities

to planning with World Bank for eradicating poverty

GIWA leadership undertakes multi-stakeholder actions with a global foot-print


Outreach that

delves deeply into pressing issues

​In the race to save lives, GIWA’s field work has a special focus on India, where less people have access to healthy water, sanitation and hygiene than anywhere else in the world. 

Through our diverse range of initiatives and programmes, we passionately strive to inspire, educate, and empower the masses, fostering a transformative movement that brings about enduring change.


From empowering women with life skills

to developing bio-toilets in schools

GIWA delivers social impact that touches millions

Our Grand Level to Ground Level Initiatives


Explore our impactful campaigns that harness the power of faith to bring about transformative change in societal perceptions. From promoting WASH to advocating for environmental preservation and empowering women, our initiatives are making a difference. 

Worship for WASH

From faith led WASH Summits to large-scale public events and beyond, leaders and communities are joining forces to save lives and create a healthier, happier, and more peaceful world. Join this transformative movement and be part of the journey towards a brighter future for all.

Women for WASH

GIWA’s Women for WASH Initiative is enabling women from villages and slums to become WASH entrepreneurs. They work together to ensure their communities embrace and have access to essential resources like toilets, clean water, and more.

World Toilet Colllege

GIWA’s World Toilet College offers classroom and outreach training that covers the entire range of sanitation topics, empowering sanitation with knowledge, skills and . So far, our World Toilet College provided more than 5000 people with knowledge and skills to directly address India’s most pressing sanitation needs.

Interfaith Humanitarian Network

Through its Interfaith Humanitarian Network Programme, GIWA brings together civil society, medical professionals and dedicated volunteers as one team to respond in times of Natural Disasters.


GIWA’s WaterSchool programme trains and motivates teachers and students to learn the principles of sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene for becoming social change agents.

The Swachhta Kranti (Clean Revolution)

Witness the groundbreaking impact of the world’s first faith-inspired social movement for water, sanitation, and hygiene, touching the lives of countless millions. With the powerful guidance of revered faith leaders, communities that once never envisioned having access to proper sanitation facilities are now being inspired to embrace improved hygiene practices and more.

GIWA across the globe

GIWA travels the world for high-level meetings and summits with our world’s leaders, sharing our vision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for all. 

Climate Change Resilience

GIWA is working actively to investigate, promote and implement technologies that can help control the impacts of climate change.

WASH on Wheels

WASH on Wheels is an inspired mobile educational platform which features videos of foremost faith leaders promoting the use of toilets, as well as street theatre, puppet shows, sanitation walks and more.

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Supporting GIWA


Volunteer with GIWA and get to the center of action! Go on field trips and experience the joy of giving it back to the world.


From helping GIWA plant trees to help us clean rivers, you can donate and support and help millions impacted by GIWAs work.


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