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.

Global Interfaith WASH Alliance & UNICEF India Project Report

August - December 2022

Global Interfaith WASH Alliance & UNFPA Youth Empowerment Programme

Bringing Faiths Together for Gender Equality

Faith-Based Advocacy & Intervention Toolkit on Gender Inequality, Gender-Based Violence and Child Marriage

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.

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.

Journey of Peace

A beautiful publication covering the numerous projects and initiatives undertaken by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, under the vision and leadership of H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji.

Vasundhara Resource Guide for Faith Leaders to Raise Environmental Consciousness

Kanwad Mela 2023 Report

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.

Collaboration on Menstrual Health & Leave No One Behind

Together with the Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), GIWA came together to support capacity development on Menstrual Hygiene Management through mass awareness campaigns, short term trainings, Training of Trainers (ToT’s), safe spaces for dialogue, better known as “MHM Labs,” as well as to bring faith-based organizations and communities together to scale education, outreach and awareness on MHM.

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 Special Newsletter

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

Serving in the Kanwar Mela 2022

For the safety, health, and wellbeing of the Kanwaris undertaking the sacred Kanwar
yatra to Neelkanth, Parmarth Niketan – in collaboration with GIWA WaterSchools, DSF, Harijan Sevak Sangh Uttarakhand, and other like-minded organizations – extended myriad services and programmes inspired and blessed by HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji to be carried out by his devotees and sevaks.