Water is Life but Sanitation is Dignity. These were the words of a student last year when we handed over composting toilets in a school. We have often posted pictures of the appalling state of many school latrines and have been grateful for the funding we have been able to find. Since half the population is under fifteen, the needs in schools cannot be met at the moment. This article underlines the need for good sanitation throughout the country.where fewer than 20 percent of households have access to proper toilets and communities are driven to declare themselves 'defecation free zones'.