Empowering Rural Communities through Water and Sanitation: the MANTRA Program

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MANTRA is a comprehensive habitat development and governance program, which uses the common concerns for clean water and sanitation to unite and empower rural communities. It has been deployed by Gram Vikas in over 1000 rural communities in the Indian state of Orissa, improving the lives of nearly 300,000 people. MANTRA stands for Movement and Action Network for Transformation of Rural Areas.