Slum Upgradation and Physical Infrastructure Development
CURE’s team of social architects and engineers have considerable expertise in slum upgrading and physical infrastructure development, in particular in the participatory design development and construction of toilets, drain and pathways, Decentralized Waste Water Treatment Systems (DEWAT), water supply network development and water kiosks for quality water supplies.
CURE has constructed over 60 household toilets in various slum settlements in Agra with the financial support of USAID and Water Trust, UK (hyperlink to HH toilet with photos). It has also helped construct 2 community toilet complexes through funds mobilized by it from the Agra Municipal Corporation and a local charity, 2 school toilets (hyperlink to designs and pics) as also improve the drains and pavements in Kuchpura slum settlement in Agra. It is in the process of constructing the DEWAT to treat the gray water before its discharge into the river (Hyperlink to DEWAT).