Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

April Showers Bring May Flowers

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

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It's Expensive To Be Poor

When poverty denies people access to a safe, steady water supply, their position in life is often worsened by extremely high cost options. But there’s a better path.

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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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IKEA Foundation commits $13.9M to expand WaterCredit

(Kansas City, March 22, 2016) – IKEA Foundation today, World Water Day, announced a new grant to Water.org to expand efforts to provide safe water and sanitation to one million people in India and Indonesia. IKEA Foundation is committing $13.9 million to Water.org to expand its WaterCredit model, helping families ... More »

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 Rose hope.

When Rose was a young girl, she dropped out of school to help her mother tend to the household, and to take on the task of walking to gather water each day. It was hard work, and it wasn't her dream, but her family needed her.

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Water gives entrepreneurs like Alyssa opportunity.

Days have always been full for Alyssa. Between caring for her three kids, managing a small eatery out of her home, and raising pigs for market, Alyssa never felt she had a moment to spare.

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Water gives Sumy joy.

Sumy's favorite photograph hangs, framed, on a wall in her Indonesian home. It's her favorite photograph, because it's a picture of her five-year-old daughter Fitri smiling, all dressed up for her first day of school.

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Celebrate Water

Water doesn't just keep us alive, it gives us everything that makes life worth living.

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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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Unlocking potential

A lack of access to safe water and sanitation locks women in a cycle of poverty, but this is changing.

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Opportunity in Ghana

We love sharing the stories of those whose lives have been transformed through access to safe water and sanitation. From the #StoriesWeLove, this week we are pleased to share the story of these women in Ghana who can now earn incomes thanks to access to safe water.

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