Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

These hands

These hands have tended a garden, raised children, and cared for a dying husband. All the while, these hands have hauled bucket after heavy bucket of water every day, for many years.

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Water gives women more time

Access to safe water doesn't just provide women with one of life's necessities; it can unlock the possibility of a whole new life.

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Water lets Rupali use her talents

Rupali’s new tubewell gives her safe water, and more time to weave traditional Eri clothing.

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Beauty Begun and her Stepdaughter

When Beauty Begun got married, her husband Manu gave her two wedding gifts: water and a stepdaughter.

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Water gives moms more

As Jodie Foster notes in this short video, water is the key to a life full of health, opportunity, and time for a mother to play with her kids.

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Tea time with Usha

When Usha took a WaterCredit loan to construct a bathroom, she knew it would provide her whole family with a private toilet. What she didn't know was how much more access to safe water and a toilet would give them.

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Water gives Parveen more time

A new, household pump will give Parveen so much more than water. It’s the key to a life full of health, opportunity, and time to spend with her kids.

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Rainy days give Grace more

Grace had always hoped she could raise her daughter without ever asking her to walk to fetch water. Now, with every rainy day, her hope turns into a beautiful reality.

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

A few dozen kilometers south of Bangalore, India, something new is blooming.

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It's Expensive To Be Poor

When poverty denies people access to a safe, steady water supply, their position in life is often worsened by extremely high cost options. But there’s a better path.

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Water gives children and their families health.

Even before Chaitanya was born, her mother Anita wanted to provide the best life for her new daughter – one full of song and dance and smiles.

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IKEA Foundation commits $13.9M to expand WaterCredit

(Kansas City, March 22, 2016) – IKEA Foundation today, World Water Day, announced a new grant to Water.org to expand efforts to provide safe water and sanitation to one million people in India and Indonesia. IKEA Foundation is committing $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model, helping families ... More »

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