India Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

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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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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: A family dedicates their tap. Video icon
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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An Open Well, A Daily Struggle

Each morning, this woman gathers unsafe water from an open well just outside Nagpur, India.

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Hamsaveni and Rajesh Send Their Daughters to School

When Hamsaveni and Rajesh took out a small WaterCredit loan to construct a toilet in their home, they knew it would change their daughters' futures.

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Spinning Water into Silk

In this village just outside Bangalore, silk spinning provides many women an income. When we visited Prema, she explained how access to safe water makes her textile job a possibility.

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A Postcard from Manapakkam

Water has come to Manapakkam. Meet four women from this Indian village, who shared with us the details of their changing lives.


The stories in this video were made possible thanks to a generous grant from the PepsiCo Foundation.

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A Better Path: Gary White on WaterCredit

Gary White, Co-Founder & CEO of Water.org, has been working to improve lives with access to safe water for more than twenty years. These two decades of experience led Gary to realize that the traditional cycle of philanthropy would never solve the water crisis for every person on the planet. ... More »

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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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