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Freedom from Shame

Water.org continues to expand our programs to new geographies including Indonesia. We recently opened an office in Jakarta and started lending for water and sanitation. As a result of this new program we are pleased to share the story of Neneng.

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They Will Not Know the Water Crisis

"I am happy that my children will not know the water crisis like I did before." Grateful words from a mother who sought a solution for her family's safe water needs. Read Popy Begum's story...

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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 »

Men and Water

Imagine being a father who struggles to give his family safe water because you live in a region where access is limited. Without the life-saving resource, many men who face the global water and sanitation crises share a sense of frustration. Read more about men and fathers who championed safe ... More »

Completed Projects

As these ladies pose in front of a new toilet block, their vessels full of safe water from the newly installed pump in Aminbazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, we are reminded that access to water has the power to change someone's life. Now, rather than spending hours per day walking and waiting ... More »

Neneng

(not for public face)

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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 »

A better place to 'go'

Boys pose in front of two recently constructed toilet blocks in Tetuljhara, an outskirt of Savar in Bangladesh. These toilets were built as part of a community-based water and sanitation project. During meeting sessions, neighbors decided that having hygienic toilets was their community's most urgent need. With Water.org and local ... More »

For Their Safety and Health

It was through Water.org and DSK that this woman and her husband learned about the benefits of constructing a toilet at home. Read more about how WaterCredit changed their lives.

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#WhereWeWork: Six Maps

In this series, learn about some of the countries where Water.org is working to improve lives and change communities.

While we have established programs in many other countries, these images highlight some staggering statistics in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Kenya and Uganda.

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Water means business in Uganda

A WaterCredit loan covered the costs of materials and installation of a large rainwater collection tank for this girl's family. They use the water for household chores, and sell the excess to neighbors and local businesses for a small profit.

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