Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

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Safe Water Gives Play

When kids have access to safe water, there is more time to play!

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Playtime in India

For kids in India, the humid Summer and Monsoon seasons make access to safe water a playtime prerequisite.

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Water gives women more time

Access to safe water doesn't just provide women with one of life's necessities; it can unlock the possibility of a whole new life.

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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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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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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 »

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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 celebrations around the world

Whether in India, Haiti, Ethiopia, or Ghana, access to safe water is a reason to sing, and dance, and jump, and cheer.

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Unsafe Water from an Open Well

Each morning, just before dawn, these women wake to face the first task of their day: gathering unsafe water from an open well.

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Sharda's new water connection has brought her a better life. Video icon
Sharda's New Water Connection

Water was once Sharda’s biggest worry, but her new household tap has brought her a better life, a blossoming garden, and the joy of stronger friendships.

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Making Good Hygiene Fun

Teaching kids in India to practice good hygiene can be a tricky subject, but our in-country partners have found ways to make education fun: silly skits, contests, and fun sing-alongs like the one seen in this video.

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One Wonderful Moment

Celebrate with this family in India, as they receive water access in their home – for the very first time!

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