Indonesia Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

Lyos standing with children
What you've made possible

You have empowered millions of moms like Lyos to provide their families with access to safe water – and so much more.

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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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These hands

These hands have tended a garden, raised children, and cared for a dying husband. All the while, these hands have hauled bucket after heavy bucket of water every day, for many years.

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IKEA Foundation commits $13.9M to expand WaterCredit

(Kansas City, March 22, 2016) – IKEA Foundation today, World Water Day, announced a new grant to Water.org to expand efforts to provide safe water and sanitation to one million people in India and Indonesia. IKEA Foundation is committing $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model, helping families ... More »

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Water gives Sumy joy.

Sumy's favorite photograph hangs, framed, on a wall in her Indonesian home. It's her favorite photograph, because it's a picture of her five-year-old daughter Fitri smiling, all dressed up for her first day of school.

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Water and birthdays

We love sharing the stories of those whose lives have been transformed through access to safe water and sanitation. From the #StoriesWeLove, this week we are pleased to share the story of Iyos. Through Water.org, Iyos and her growing family now have access to safe water at home. This means ... More »

Rumyati's blue cart

To the casual observer, this tired, old cart may seem useless, its paint chipping, and its axels beginning to rust. When Rumyati looks at it, though, she sees the vehicle which brought her family out of poverty and into a better life, overflowing with safe water.

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Water Gives Muminah Hope: The Indonesian Water Crisis

Thank you. Together with your support, Water.org has reached more than 3.75 million people around the world with safe water and sanitation. One of them is Mu'minah.

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Water gives Anah & Anisa joy

Anah gave her daughter Anisa the gift of safe water, and water gave Anisa a future – a chance to change the world.

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Muhayanti

Muhayanti spent most of her youth in Jakarta, Indonesia. However, after her family’s home caught on fire, they moved to Rancalabuh, a rural village outside of Tangerang, Indonesia. Muhayanti is now raising her own family in Rancalabuh. She is married with one child, a four year old daughter named Intan. ... More »

Healthier lives

Through Water.org and its partner in Indonesia, Lilis and her family now have a water tap at home. Read their story.

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Safe At Home: Anisa's Story & The Water Crisis in Indonesia

In countries where access to safe water and improved sanitation are limited, women and girls tend to struggle with the consequences the most. Read how water and a private latrine have given Anisa a sense of safety and hope.

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