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Flipping the statistics

Sixty-four percent of the world's population have access to a toilet. In Uganda the proportion who do not have a toilet is the reverse - 23.3 million have no place to go. This is more than half the population living without access to what many take for granted. Not having ... More »

Water completes a home

“To me a good house means having a toilet and a water connection.” Read more about how through Water.org Tirotama and her husband were able to make their house a 'good house'.

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Access to Water Brings joy

"Now I am spending my free time with my sons, traveling different places and meeting with relatives. We are very happy for getting access to sufficient clean water and we thank DSK and Water.org."

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The Wait Is Over

He has many reasons to smile. Here, Mahadev smiles because his family now has access to safe water. Read his story.

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In a day

This month Water.org is highlighting a few of the stories we love. You might consider Manjula’s morning routine — first out of bed, get dressed, do some chores, wake the kids, give them baths, make breakfast, off to school and work — as pretty standard. But in a home without ... More »

Time for more in life

Beema and her family live in a village in Tirunelveli, a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Water sourced from the Tamirabarani River is provided by the municipality here, however Beema must walk several blocks to a public source to collect water each day. Her wait at ... More »

Water for Mohiuddin’s family

Each day when Mohiuddin leaves for work his wife begins her walks to collect water. She is only able to bring home what she can carry on her back, thus several trips are required. Read how through Water.org, this family now has access to water at home.

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Stella Artois supports Water.org

Stella Artois is supporting Water.org through the ‘Buy a Lady a Drink’ campaign. Through their support, Stella Artois will help stop the journeys women around the world make to collect water.

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Income and opportunity

Kasozi and his family make their home in a village in Mukono, Uganda. While a significant portion of the country’s population have access to water (almost 75%), many of the systems are in need of maintenance or repair to function and meet government standards. In the case of Kasozi, he ... More »

A washroom for Hartati's family

Hartati and her husband live in Tangerang, an urban city in the Province of Banten, Indonesia. Like 29% of those in Indonesia who do not have access to toilets at home, Hartati and her husband have always struggled to find safe, clean places for their family to bathe and relieve ... More »

Here's to brighter futures

After learning about WaterCredit, a program from Water.org that puts financial tools to work in the water sector, Poppy and her husband took out a loan to install a submersible pump at home. Now Poppy and her family have safe water just outside their door. Read how having access to ... More »

Here's to no more hospital trips

Since establishing a safe water point in Bayas, Haiti, Booz Jean-Michel is happy to report he no longer has to drive sick family and friends to the hospital for treatment. Now, his community enjoys safe water and better health.

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