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Here's to beautiful rainy days

Grace and her family had always hoped to be able to afford a rainwater catchment system and water tank. Grace envisioned the day when her young daughter wouldn’t have to walk to collect water. Now, with every rainy day, her hope turns into a beautiful reality.

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Here's to a future doctor in India

Through Water.org’s WaterCredit program Vijaylakshmi and her family have their very own toilet. No longer do they have to walk to an open field at odd hours, fearing for their safety, and wasting what could be valuable time, just to find a place to relieve themselves.

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Here's to opportunity

Vimala, Rangaraj and their family now have affordable access to safe water at home. Before, they had to spend three hours a day carrying it from a communal source. The family now has easy access to safe water, creating more time and energy for a better life. Read about how ... More »

Progress on Access to Safe Water and Sanitation

WaterCredit model seen to improve the lives of almost 115,000 people to date with safe water and sanitation in Kenya and Uganda.

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To brighter futures

Here's to bringing clean, safe water to people in need.

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Building a better life

Chikkaidha is building a home for his family. Through Water.org he was able to build a toilet and water tap as well. His family is pleased to experience these improvements in their life. Read their story.

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Safe Water for Jyoti's Family

It is common for families to lose hours of what could be productive days due to water-borne illnesses. This was the case for Jyoti's family. They live in Assam, India where according to our partner organization, Asomi, many are still dependent on water from rain, streams and rivers for drinking ... More »

What a toilet means to 16-year-old Mbete

Mbete’s school and community got toilets and safe water for first time. Now, with some of her most basic needs met, she can focus on her education and opportunities for a better life.

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Improving sanitation and lives

World Toilet Day is November 19th. To highlight the life-changing effects of a toilet, Water.org will be sharing stories like that of Manjula. She hopes to see her children graduate school someday. Now that her family has access to safe water and a toilet at home, this hope can be ... More »

Ranjana's Story

After Ranjana took out a WaterCredit loan to build her family a toilet, their lives changed forever. Watch as she shares their story, and read more about how a toilet had such a positive effect on her life.

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Opportunity in Ghana

It is difficult to deny the side effects and suffering the lack of access to safe water can pose on a community. From the stories of these women we learn that once a well was constructed near their homes, the daily obstacle of sourcing and carrying water, that previously controlled ... More »

Improving access to water in Africa

Grace used to get water for her family from a nearby stream, now there is water at her house. She took a WaterCredit loan for a rain catchment system, which she has now paid off. She uses the water for domestic chores like cleaning, laundry, and even watering a ... More »

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