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WATER: A is for Access

For a mother of four, access to a piped connection would mean so much more than just a safe drink: it would help her earn more money and improve her family's home.

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A Teacher Looks to the Future

As a teacher in the suburbs of Bangalore, Nagveni teaches her young students just how important good sanitation and proper hygiene can be.

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In partnership with OpenIDEO, recently hosted the Water and Sanitation Challenge to develop solutions to India's water and sanitation issues. Read more about the winning concepts.

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Playtime in India

For kids in India, the humid Summer and Monsoon seasons make access to safe water a playtime prerequisite.

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Rosalyn and her three-year-old daughter Varsat
Rosalyn and Varsat are Smiling

Safe water gave a young mother living near Mysore, India a more peaceful pregnancy, and the chance to watch her daughter play each day.

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Water gives women more time

Access to safe water doesn't just provide women with one of life's necessities; it can unlock the possibility of a whole new life.

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Water lets Rupali use her talents

Rupali’s new tubewell gives her safe water, and more time to weave traditional Eri clothing.

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Tea time with Usha

When Usha took a WaterCredit loan to construct a bathroom, she knew it would provide her whole family with a private toilet. What she didn't know was how much more access to safe water and a toilet would give them.

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

A few dozen kilometers south of Bangalore, India, something new is blooming.

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Water gives children and their families health.

Even before Chaitanya was born, her mother Anita wanted to provide the best life for her new daughter – one full of song and dance and smiles.

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Water gives Ranjaana's family tomorrows.

Water gives moms like Ranjaana a chance to imagine a new tomorrow for each of her kids.

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Water gives strength
Water gives Renuka strength

Water was once the source of all Renuka's struggles. She had to walk far and wait in line to get her drinking water, and it made her absent for work.

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