Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

Angelina using her new water tap
Safer In So Many Ways

The village where Angelina lives with her new husband did not have access to water until recently when her municipality built water lines throughout the community. While the infrastructure was put in place, it was up to individual villagers to pay for a connection.

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Life is so much better

Elenita spends her days at home sewing bags and aprons for a living. This was not always the case. Celebrate her story with us.

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Water affords opportunity

Marical and her husband are working hard to give their children opportunities above and beyond what the kids in their village experience. The first step to making this difference possible is access to safe water.

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Why water is so important to Marta

“It is important because I feel more comfortable and clean. My house is cleaner. I have better health now, and...a better life.”

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Turning fear into freedom

Concerned for their daughters’ safety, this couple found a solution that empowered them to stop fearing what could go wrong, and start thinking about what could go right.

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Water is an investment in family

Jose works hard. He is driven by his desire to give his young daughters and wife a good life. Read how through access to safe water at home, Jose was able to do more for his family.

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She's in control now

Rosalie was eager to share her water connection with us. Rosalie used to walk to find water, or use other people’s water connections she had to budget every ounce very carefully as it was limited. The need for water affected so much of her finances and time every single day. ... More »

Manjula looking to her left
Few things are more valuable than time

Without a home water tap, Manjula had no choice but to carry a 20-30 pound water container back-and-forth each day to a community water tank about a kilometer from her home.

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Gilbert standing in his doorway
Make it rain

Depending on their situation, many of the world's poor often don't need charity as much as they need access to affordable loans.

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Martina looking out her window
Find beauty in a basic necessity

Read Martina's story, then donate and help women around the world turn a basic necessity into a beautiful thing for their families.

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Janki holding a water container
Get in on the ground floor

For a mother of four, access to a water connection would mean so much more than a safe drink – it would help her earn more money and improve her family's home.

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Erni with her husband & daughter
Being poor costs more than you think

To start the new year, let's celebrate how together, we gave one woman an opportunity to turn her own fresh start into financial independence.

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