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Catching the rain

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 »

A Better Path: Gary White on WaterCredit

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 »

Kontala Devi

More than 103 million people across India lack access to safe water. Kontala lives in the Indian state of Orissa. She has had access to safe water at home for just over a year now. Together with her neighbor, the two women took out a WaterCredit loan to construct ... More »

Jacqueline

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.

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Anah

Meet Anah. She is a wife and mother of three. Anah's oldest daughter is Anisa. Anisa wants to work in the water sector when she grows up because she is so thankful that through Water.org's program, her family now has access to safe water and a toilet at home. Inspired ... More »

Nureni

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.

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Sabina

Sabina is a mother and a farmer in Kenya. Through Water.org she has a rain catchment tank on her property, a solution that has changed the way of life for her family. Read her story.

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Water for Uni

Uni is unsure of her exact age, she doesn't know what caused her daughter to die, and frankly she doesn't know what the next day holds. However, one thing she can be certain of is that soon she will have access to safe water at home.

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Water for Fitri

Sumy wants her daughter to have a good life, one unburdened by the water crisis. Read how through Water.org, Sumy and her husband were able to make that life possible for their child.

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Prianka & Nanda Walk for Water

Each morning, after Prianka and Nanda send their children to school, they begin their day-long water collection ritual. Many times each day they walk from their homes, to a community water pump, and back.

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For her children, for their health

Nusrat is 34 years old, a wife, and a mother of six children. She has lived in a village in rural Odisha, India for the last 19 years without a toilet. Nusrat’s children are in school now, and have asked her “why do we have toilets at school, but not ... More »

From Indonesia

Water.org is transforming more lives with safe water through new projects in Indonesia. Photographer Benjamin Heath has documented some of our work in the country, and we are pleased to share here.

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