Unilever supports sanitation and hygiene all over the world. They have come out with an idea of launching Domex Toilet academy, where rural entrepreneurs are trained in sanitation support business. Young boys and girls from rural areas are trained in rural sanitation and supply of construction materials. These trained entrepreneurs would supply the construction materials such as bricks, cement, roofing materials, doors etc at reasonable rate, purchasing bulk from the market. They also provide technical know-how about construction of toilets in a given situation.
NCT is a partner NGO to this initiative of Unilever through E-kutir Rural Management Private Limited a social business development organisation from Bhubaneshwar, Orissa. DTA has supported NCT in capacity building of entrepreneurs, training of masons in rural sanitation and training SHG women in sanitation and construction of rural toilets. NCT has promoted 28 young rural entrepreneurs up to 31/03/2015 and plans to promote another 20 rural entrepreneurs in next 6-8 months. DTA has also supported with Rs. 20.00 Lacs revolving fund assistance for on-lending to SHG members for the construction of sanitation units in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. As on date NCT has supported 837 rural families in construction of toilets with soft loan of Rs. 10 to Rs. 15 thousand.