The Scavengers: Looking at a simple toilet innovation with profound implications for India's Untouchables April 2008 A revolutionary toilet is making waves the world over. Self-composting, and requiring no drainage, the toilet already serves some 4 million people daily in India. What's more, it is empowering the country's poorest. Dr. Bindeswhar Phatak is the acclaimed head of the Sulabh Movement. His organisation has provided public toilet facilities throughout India, and stable jobs for 50,000 Untouchables. The large profits made by the scheme go towards further educating and training the Untouchable class. Now governments worldwide are queuing up to order the design which "reduces disease, improves health and eliminates poverty." World Report Media - Ref. 3902 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.