Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

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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Beauty Begun and her Stepdaughter

When Beauty Begun got married, her husband Manu gave her two wedding gifts: water and a stepdaughter.

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Water gives moms more

As Jodie Foster notes in this short video, water is the key to a life full of health, opportunity, and time for a mother to play with her kids.

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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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Water gives Parveen more time

A new, household pump will give Parveen so much more than water. It’s the key to a life full of health, opportunity, and time to spend with her kids.

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Rainy days give Grace more

Grace had always hoped she could raise her daughter without ever asking her to walk to fetch water. Now, with every rainy day, her hope turns into a beautiful reality.

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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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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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