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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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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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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 »

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 »

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 »

Farm and Family

For this woman the opportunity to bring water closer to home came as a welcome solution to sustaining her family and their farm. Read more about how WaterCredit changed her life.

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