From November 2004 to June 2008, Shusamaj Foundation worked with Environmental Sanitation, Hygiene and water supply Project at Hajigonj Upazila in Chandpur District with the financial and technical support of Department of Public Health and Engineering and UNICEF. The objectives of the project are as follows: Reduce mortality, morbidity and malnutrition due to water and excreta related diseases (specially among poor women and children) Improve standard of hygiene behaviors on a sustainable basis i.g. hand washing with soap before eating and hand washing with soap/ash after defecation Increase sanitation coverage to 100% in program areas by 2010.