Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

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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Water and birthdays

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 Iyos. Through Water.org, Iyos and her growing family now have access to safe water at home. This means ... More »

Education And Brighter Futures: Bringing Access To Drinking Water In Uganda

Access to safe water is the most crucial aspect of running an institution, and every school needs safe drinking water nearby. From the #StoriesWeLove, this week we are pleased to feature the story of Eden High.

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Rumyati's blue cart

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.

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Peace and playtime

"A woman needs clean water to drink for a healthy pregnancy. It is hard to not have these things."

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Bijaya uses her loom each day to weave delicate Eri silk.
Bijaya: Weaving a Future

For Bijaya, a new tubewell didn’t just mean safe water for her family. It afforded her the opportunity to earn an income, and rewrite her own future.

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