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Here's to a future doctor in India

Through Water.org’s WaterCredit program Vijaylakshmi and her family have their very own toilet. No longer do they have to walk to an open field at odd hours, fearing for their safety, and wasting what could be valuable time, just to find a place to relieve themselves.

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Here's to opportunity

Vimala, Rangaraj and their family now have affordable access to safe water at home. Before, they had to spend three hours a day carrying it from a communal source. The family now has easy access to safe water, creating more time and energy for a better life. Read about how ... More »

Building a better life

Chikkaidha is building a home for his family. Through Water.org he was able to build a toilet and water tap as well. His family is pleased to experience these improvements in their life. Read their story.

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Safe Water for Jyoti's Family

It is common for families to lose hours of what could be productive days due to water-borne illnesses. This was the case for Jyoti's family. They live in Assam, India where according to our partner organization, Asomi, many are still dependent on water from rain, streams and rivers for drinking ... More »

Improving sanitation and lives

World Toilet Day is November 19th. To highlight the life-changing effects of a toilet, Water.org will be sharing stories like that of Manjula. She hopes to see her children graduate school someday. Now that her family has access to safe water and a toilet at home, this hope can be ... More »

Ranjana's Story

After Ranjana took out a WaterCredit loan to build her family a toilet, their lives changed forever. Watch as she shares their story, and read more about how a toilet had such a positive effect on her life.

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The Water Woman

In a community where access to safe water has changed lives, read how the town water woman is helping to improve them even more by encouraging her neighbors to build toilets at home.

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A lesson with turmeric

Women in Palanjogihalli, India showed us how they cover their hands in ground turmeric to educate their friends and family on proper hand washing technique. Read more...

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Empowered to do more

Around the world 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation, and 1 billion still defecate in the open. Some of the biggest obstacles for women with children in developing countries can be the struggle to keep safe water in the home and ensure the whole family has a place ... More »

$1B for water & sanitation

Water.org congratulates our partner Grameen Koota on their recent achievement of lending more than $1B INR ($16.3M US) to individual borrowers in India to address their household water and sanitation needs.

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Hello From the Classroom

Recently the Water.org team visited these students in Bangalore, India. The kids here have time to go to school because their mothers and sisters came together to get safe water connections to twenty households in their community. Access to safe water means better opportunities for children, thank you for making ... More »

A Simple Solution

The time this woman spent walking to the nearest tap and waiting in line for water demanded more of her days than was practical. Learn how a simple solution changed Dalimi's life.

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