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Art from Kanija Village

Water means life to the families of Kanija Village in India. And because they have access to safe water children have the time and good health to attend school which is where these girls created celebratory art for their community's Water Day event.

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SIDUR and Water.org in Secunderbad

SIDUR’s efforts unlock water pipes in Secunderabad.

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Ranjaana

Since the construction of their water pump at home, Ranjaana and her large family can do more more in life. Read their story.

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Water for Boddamma's family

A lack of access to water was a constant problem for Boddamma’s family of four. Read how through Water.org her family now has access to safe water at home.

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Hamsaveni and Rajesh Send Their Daughters to School [VIDEO]

When Hamsaveni and Rajesh took out a small WaterCredit loan to construct a toilet in their home, they knew it would change their daughters' futures.

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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. Give kids safe water, and give them everything summer is meant to be.

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Spinning Water into Silk

In this village just outside Bangalore, silk spinning provides many women an income. When we visited Prema, she explained how access to safe water makes her textile job a possibility.

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A Postcard from Manapakkam

Water has come to Manapakkam. Meet four women from this Indian village, who shared with us the details of their changing lives.


The stories in this video were made possible thanks to a generous grant from the PepsiCo Foundation.

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A Better Path: Gary White on WaterCredit

Gary White, Co-Founder & CEO of Water.org, has been working to improve lives with access to safe water for more than twenty years. These two decades of experience led Gary to realize that the traditional cycle of philanthropy would never solve the water crisis for every person on the planet. ... More »

Kontala Devi

More than 103 million people across India lack access to safe water. Kontala lives in the Indian state of Orissa. She has had access to safe water at home for just over a year now. Together with her neighbor, the two women took out a WaterCredit loan to construct ... More »

Prianka & Nanda Walk for Water

Each morning, after Prianka and Nanda send their children to school, they begin their day-long water collection ritual. Many times each day they walk from their homes, to a community water pump, and back.

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For her children, for their health

Nusrat is 34 years old, a wife, and a mother of six children. She has lived in a village in rural Odisha, India for the last 19 years without a toilet. Nusrat’s children are in school now, and have asked her “why do we have toilets at school, but not ... More »

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