In countries where access to safe water and improved sanitation are limited, women and girls tend to struggle with the consequences the most. Read how water and a private latrine have given Anisa a sense of safety and hope.More »
In Uganda, 65% of the population lack access to improved sanitation and almost one-third of the population lack access to safe water. This is the country Rose calls home, and finally through Water.org, the water-related issues faced by so many in Uganda will no longer affect her family.More »
In this village just outside Bangalore, silk spinning provides many women an income. When we visited Prema, she explained how access to safe water makes her textile job a possibility.More »
Erni is a wife, mother and school teacher. She and her husband have made a home for their family in a peri-urban village outside of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Erni and her family were among the more than 37 million people who lack access to safe water in Indonesia. For years they ... More »
Water has come to Manapakkam. Meet four women from this Indian village, who shared with us the details of their changing lives.More »
Today, nearly 750 million people live without access to safe drinking water, and 2.5 billion people lack improved sanitation. Water.org co-founder Matt Damon believes this must change. As a father and a husband, he realizes how important having access to safe water and sanitation are, especially for women and children—the ... More »
Nine million people lack access to an improved water source in Uganda. This is almost one-third of the country's population. However, the tropical climate of Uganda brings significant amounts of rain, especially during the wet seasons making useful rain catchment tanks.
Here, Nalubega draws water from her catchment tank ... More »
Gary White, Co-Founder & CEO of Water.org, has been working to improve lives with access to safe water for more than twenty years. These two decades of experience led Gary to realize that the traditional cycle of philanthropy would never solve the water crisis for every person on the planet. ... More »
Every mom has hopes for their children. Jacqueline shared her powerful vision for her son's future with us, just after their community installed a new, safe water system.More »
Nureni is a business owner, a wife and a mother. Through Water.org she has access to a safe water tap in her kitchen. Read more about how this tap has helped her earn an income to put her son through school.More »