Living Standards

Supporting communities through housing, sanitation, water and hygiene

Many people in the rural communities we source from lack access to adequate housing, water, sanitation and energy. This leads to waterborne diseases and respiratory problems that affect people’s lives and wellbeing, as well as hampering their economic development. Twinings is focusing efforts on accelerating improvements in regions where these are issues, so that people in our supply chain have decent living standards and can contribute positively to their communities.

Over 140,000

Over 140,000

community members reached by hand washing and hygiene programmes

11,532

11,532

people gained access to clean drinking water

12,328

12,328

gained access to sanitary latrines

Meet Lalita

"With support from this project, we have been able to construct a new toilet and a bathroom unit. My daughter and I are much happier, and we can now take a bath inside a secure bathroom of our own."

In India, Twinings works with producers and partner organisations to accelerate improvements in access to water and sanitation on tea gardens.  

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