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Kontala Devi

More than 103 million people across India lack access to safe water. Kontala lives in the Indian state of Orissa. She has had access to safe water at home for just over a year now. Together with her neighbor, the two women took out a WaterCredit loan to construct ... More »

Jacqueline

Every mom has hopes for their children. Jacqueline shared her powerful vision for her son's future with us, just after their community installed a new, safe water system.

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Nureni

Nureni is a business owner, a wife and a mother. Through Water.org she has access to a safe water tap in her kitchen. Read more about how this tap has helped her earn an income to put her son through school.

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Sabina

Sabina is a mother and a farmer in Kenya. Through Water.org she has a rain catchment tank on her property, a solution that has changed the way of life for her family. Read her story.

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Water for Uni

Uni is unsure of her exact age, she doesn't know what caused her daughter to die, and frankly she doesn't know what the next day holds. However, one thing she can be certain of is that soon she will have access to safe water at home.

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Water for Fitri

Sumy wants her daughter to have a good life, one unburdened by the water crisis. Read how through Water.org, Sumy and her husband were able to make that life possible for their child.

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Prianka & Nanda Walk for Water

Each morning, after Prianka and Nanda send their children to school, they begin their day-long water collection ritual. Many times each day they walk from their homes, to a community water pump, and back.

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For her children, for their health

Nusrat is 34 years old, a wife, and a mother of six children. She has lived in a village in rural Odisha, India for the last 19 years without a toilet. Nusrat’s children are in school now, and have asked her “why do we have toilets at school, but not ... More »

From Indonesia

Water.org is transforming more lives with safe water through new projects in Indonesia. Photographer Benjamin Heath has documented some of our work in the country, and we are pleased to share here.

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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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Asmi Smiles Proudly

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

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.

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