To the casual observer, this tired, old cart may seem useless, its paint chipping, and its axels beginning to rust. When Rumyati looks at it, though, she sees the vehicle which brought her family out of poverty and into a better life, overflowing with safe water.More »
Asmi was eager to share her story. She described her childhood as being very difficult, because her family did not have access to water at home. It was her responsibility to walk and find it each day.
But, now, Asmi smiles proudly. By taking out a WaterCredit loan, she was ... More »
These hands have tended a garden, raised children, and cared for a dying husband. All the while, these hands have hauled bucket after heavy bucket of water every day, for many years.More »
Through Water.org, Iyos and her growing family now have access to safe water at home. This means better health and many more happy birthdays for her children.More »
In the periurban and rural communities surrounding Tangerang, Indonesia women described how, before getting access to safe water through Water.org, nearby rivers or mosque wells were the only sources of water available to them.More »
World Water Day is March 22nd — a day when the world turns its attention towards the 750 million people who lack access to safe water.More »
World Water Day is March 22nd and this year we are highlighting the expansion of our work in Indonesia. Indonesia is the fourth most populated country in the world; yet more than 37 million Indonesians lack access to safe water. Read how through Water.org lives like Mu'minah's are being changed.More »
In Bangladesh 74.8 million people lack access to improved sanitation and almost 28 million people lack access to safe water. Water.org is proud to work with our partner, Village Education Resource Center (VERC), to bring water to schools, like this high school in Gazipur.
Together we are conducting a ... More »
Sixty-four percent of the world's population have access to a toilet. In Uganda the proportion who do not have a toilet is the reverse - 23.3 million have no place to go. This is more than half the population living without access to what many take for granted. Not having ... More »
“To me a good house means having a toilet and a water connection.” Read more about how through Water.org Tirotama and her husband were able to make their house a 'good house'.More »
"Now I am spending my free time with my sons, traveling different places and meeting with relatives. We are very happy for getting access to sufficient clean water and we thank DSK and Water.org."More »
He has many reasons to smile. Here, Mahadev smiles because his family now has access to safe water. Read his story.More »