How Bandicoot in India is Changing Lives - BORGEN

How Bandicoot in India is Changing Lives - BORGEN

  • There is a lot of debate and uncertainty about robots taking away jobs but in India; however, there is one robot that people are gladly handing work over to.
  • Manual sewer cleaning, called manual scavenging, has been a practice outlawed in India since 1993.
  • However, the introduction of Bandicoot in India may forever change the lives of the people who have been tasked with this dangerous work.
  • This unsanitary and hazardous work is almost exclusively carried out by the lowest members of India's ancient caste system.


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