The Better Design Foundation

The Better Design Foundation

creating equitable development opportunities for the underserved through human-centered design.

About

The Better Design Foundation’s sanitation initiative is focussed on shifting the culture of WASH through the design of a compact, operationally sustainable community sanitation centre - with decentralized sewage management and a greywater recycling system that reduces freshwater consumption by 40%. We believe that this initiative can serve as a model for interventions working to eliminate open defecation and, at scale, tackle the individual and community level healthcare and social development challenges stemming from poor sanitation access.

People

Kunal Chugh

A mechanical engineer from The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Kunal has experience as a consultant at Kearney and Infosys Public Services. Kunal was previously a Teach for India Fellow in Bengaluru.

Shreya Krishnan

An architect from Anna University, Chennai, Shreya has worked in the field of architecture and design for over 4 years. She was previously a guest lecturer at IIT Roorkee and a Teach for India fellow in Bengaluru.

Details

Sanitation
Bangalore
South India
Equal Cities Challenge
2020
https://www.thebetterdesign.org

Related Startups

Saturday Art Class

social emotional learning through visual art

Integrated Design

Planning and design practice focused on curating sustainable human and natural habitats.

Dakshas

Towards Sustainable Universal Healthcare

Thrive Foundation

Promoting resilience through education