Water. Women. World.

We are the Cycle
that keeps girls in school


The Cycle is on a mission to strengthen people and planet through the empowerment of women. We believe gender equality is the key to a thriving world.

We focus on providing safe and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services and improving menstrual health conditions. We work with our communities and listen to local knowledge to provide solutions that last.

What we have achieved so far

Everyday we serve over 100,000 people & that number keeps growing!

4,000eco-toilets built
9,200girls kept in school
60,000people accessing safe & clean toilets daily
4,000tonnes of human waste stopped from entering the environment
20,000people received our menstrual education programme
2,000tonnes of soil healing compost produced
160,000children with access to clean and safe toilets at school

Hear about our impact from the people we work with

"I am the sole carer for my two small children and aged parents-in-law, it is hard work but I keep smiling. To help me care for my family, The Cycle built an eco-toilet for us to use. My children are healthy now which means I don’t have to spend money on medicines, so I send them to school to complete their studies. Things are easier now, so I can smile even more!"

Karpagam, Puducherry

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