Who We Are
FINISH Society 'Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health', is established with an aim to promote sustainable and equitable development of the sanitation sector in India through generating awareness along with economic incentives and thereby, improving lives of poor rural and peri-urban households.
Our vision to make a visible change in sanitary, hygienic conditions and living standards in India with a holistic approach by integrating sanitation with financial inclusion, waste management and health care.
Our Mission is to create a conducive and sustainable environment for sanitation, health care & waste management for enabling communities to have an improved life.
More than 60 partners including Micro Finance Institutions, NGOs and Cooperatives are associated with us to implement the project. FINISH has its footprints in more than 50 districts in 10 states of India, improving millions of lives. FINISH has also expanded its work globally by starting interventions in Kenya and Bangladesh.
The aims and objectives of the society are to promote sustainable and equitable development of the sanitation sector through various activities such as-
To assist, aid, coordinate, provide a platform to build partnerships, and promote professional associations and networks for environmental sanitation between key service providers and stakeholders like public policy makers, Microfinance Institutions, Academia, Organizations and Individuals.
To collate knowledge, assist, promote, coordinate, conduct and support research & education related to issues of environmental sanitation.
To disseminate knowledge, publish research findings, practical tool kits, fact-sheets, policy briefings, journals and such publications in hard copy, electronically or through web based hosting and other means.
To bring sanitation in India in mainstream by building capacities for sanitation support of implementing organizations, also including health and life micro insurance organizations.
To promote and support micro and small enterprises in rural areas for improving sanitation & health including the facilitation of small/micro and community based enterprises for collection, segregation and safe disposal of sanitation waste as well as conversion of such waste into fuel and energy.
Shikhar Block in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh became the first ever Block to become Open Defecation Free (ODF) on June 5, 2016
FINISH Society, with the support of UNICEF and the District administration conducted three training sessions on CLTS in Mirzapur to initiate the ODF journey in Block Shikhar
Training Session on the CLTS Approach was held in district Pratapgardh of Uttar Pradesh.
Training Session on the CLTS Approach was held in district Jaunpur of Uttar Pradesh.
Celebration of World Toilet Day at Longaon village, Bhokardan Block at Jalna District.
FINISH Society is among the four nominees for the prestigious Sarphati Sanitation Award for Young Entrepreneurs 2015, to be held in November in Amsterdam.
FINISH kicks off the research survey with First workshop in Gujarat from 6th of July
FINISH film "Let's Make it Right" bags the Gold Award in Best Social Development Campaign Category of FLAME AWARDS 2014
Developing an alternate supply chain solutions for promoting Safe Sanitation in partnership with UNICEF, Maharashtra
Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya - Implementing school sanitation program.