Global Interfaith WASH Alliance

Our Publications

GIWA publishes various informative documents and white-papers, which can be accessed below.

GIWA In-depth

This informative booklet contains a wealth of details of GIWA’s many field initiatives, our policy work, programmes, and much, much more. Download this document for a complete overview of our work.

Solutions for Pollution

This highly-informative, photo-filled study details the new and innovative solutions for the pollution problems that plague the rivers everywhere across India, including the Ganges.

Ganga Grand Plan

GIWA and Ganga Action Parivar paper explores the challenges and solutions to the growing number of problems facing The Ganga, which is the crucial life-line for nearly 500 million people.

Development with Faith

Development with Faith is GIWA’s compelling White Paper on the intersection of the faith and private sectors in alleviating poverty and realizing the SDG Agenda. 

The Yamuna River: Life and Death of a Principal Waterway

This GIWA policy paper looks at the tragic decline and in some places, death, of a river that is the crucial life-line for nearly 60 million people, as well as countless species of plants and wildlife.

Swachhata Sanskriti

In this revealing new publication drafted by Swamini Adityananda Saraswati of GIWA, with research assistance by the University of Delhi, this study uncovers a set of surprising findings regarding the history of cleanliness in India, going back over 5,000 years.

Leave No One Behind Summit Report

Report on the Consultation on the Contribution of the Swachh Bharat Mission Towards Achieving SDG6 in India, organized by GIWA, WSSCC and FANSA with the aim to include those who have long been excluded in the benefits of development and to ensure that no one in India will be left behind in access to water, sanitation and hygiene.

Leave No One Behind Summit Special Newsletter

Consultation on the Contribution of the Swachh Bharat Mission Towards Achieving SDG6 in India

Uttarakhand Floods: A Road Map to Green Redevelopment

Our policy paper on the sustainable redevelopment of disaster-torn Uttarakhand,  in the aftermath of the deadly “Himalayan Tsunami” that took thousands of lives, destroying countless villages, homes, businesses and schools.