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Playtime in India!

More than anything else, kids love to run, and jump, and ride bikes, and play! In Gangondanahalli, India, access to safe water and proper sanitation has made playtime more fun.

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Improving Life In Uganda

Although Kalenzo has enjoyed many good things in life like marriage, fatherhood, and a good job, he has never experienced a safe, sanitary latrine at home. Read Kalenzo’s story…

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Give A Kid A Summer

Summer is a time for fun and play. But for the millions of kids who don't have access to safe water, the carefree joys of summer are a world away. Give kids safe water, and give them everything summer is meant to be.

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Dignity

Around the world 2.5 billion people have no sanitary facilities and 1 billion people defecate in the open. India’s population is all too familiar with this global sanitation crisis. In India alone, 802 million people do not have a place to go. For Kala’s family, a toilet means more than ... More »

Freedom from Shame

Water.org continues to expand our programs to new geographies including Indonesia. We recently opened an office in Jakarta and started lending for water and sanitation. As a result of this new program we are pleased to share the story of Neneng.

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They Will Not Know the Water Crisis

"I am happy that my children will not know the water crisis like I did before." Grateful words from a mother who sought a solution for her family's safe water needs. Read Popy Begum's story...

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Water Gives Hope

As a widowed mother of four, Jayamma's path has not been easy, but she has never ceased to do all she can to make her life better and her family happy.

Today, Jayamma welcomed us into her home and told us about what life was like before she had ... More »

Men and Water

Imagine being a father who struggles to give his family safe water because you live in a region where access is limited. Without the life-saving resource, many men who face the global water and sanitation crises share a sense of frustration. Read more about men and fathers who championed safe ... More »

Completed Projects

As these ladies pose in front of a new toilet block, their vessels full of safe water from the newly installed pump in Aminbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, we are reminded that access to water has the power to change someone's life. Now, rather than spending hours per day walking and waiting ... More »

Neneng

(not for public face)

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The Wait Is Over

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

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Something to Smile About

For the 802 million people who lack adequate sanitation facilities in India, a toilet at home could change their lives. They would no longer have to walk long distances to find a safe place to defecate, nor would they have to suffer the unhealthy consequences from not having a clean ... More »

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