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Water.org and Bank of America Expand Partnership to Bring Safe Water to India and Brazil

Water.org received a $3 million grant over three years from Bank of America to empower more than 250,000 people in southern India and Brazil with safe water and sanitation, accelerating positive change in their homes and communities.

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More than a toilet
Harpic Launches Its 'More than a toilet' Campaign to Support Water.org

Harpic has launched its ‘More than a toilet’ campaign to support Water.org in its effort to end the water and sanitation crisis around the world. They will be raising awareness and funds in time for World Toilet Day on November 19th.

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Daily show
The Daily Show - Transforming Lives with Water.org and WaterEquity

Matt Damon and Gary White talk with Trevor Noah about their successful efforts to help millions of people in developing countries gain access to safe water.

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Philippine Water & Sanitation Forum
Stanford Social Innovation Review - Taps and Toilets for All

Written by Gary White and Matt Damon. Microfinance for water and sanitation enables people to find their own solutions.

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GineersNow cover story
Solving The Global Water Crisis: A Water.org Mission

Gary White shares his experience in building Water.org to what it is now, the organization’s accomplishments and their plan to transform 60 million more lives in the next five years.

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Squawk Box
CNBC Squawk Box – World Water Day: Crisis around the globe

Matt Damon, Water.org co-founder; Gary White, Water.org co-founder; Anne Finucane, Bank of America vice chair, and Miguel Patricio, Anheuser-Busch InBev, talk about the lack of access to clean water and sanitation around the world.

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Water.org and Bank of America Expand Partnership to Bring Safe Water to India and Brazil

Water.org received a $3 million grant over three years from Bank of America to empower more than 250,000 people in southern India and Brazil with safe water and sanitation, accelerating positive change in their homes and communities.

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Harpic Launches Its 'More than a toilet' Campaign to Support Water.org

Harpic has launched its ‘More than a toilet’ campaign to support Water.org in its effort to end the water and sanitation crisis around the world. They will be raising awareness and funds in time for World Toilet Day on November 19th.

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Water.org Announces $1 Billion in Capital Mobilized for Water and Sanitation Solutions for Families in Poverty

Water.org and its partners reached a critical milestone this month: mobilizing $1 billion in capital for small loans that have empowered 14 million people living in poverty to obtain safe water and sanitation

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World Water Week 2018

World Water Week brings together experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators, and young professionals to share new thinking and ideas to address the most pressing water-related challenges of today.

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Matt Damon Wants You to Sit and Give

Change a life with a toilet; donate to Water.org by texting TOILETS to 50555

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Caterpillar to support WaterCredit

The Caterpillar Foundation and Water.org to expand WaterCredit in India, Indonesia to more than 200,000.

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BusinessWeek - Matt Damon Receives Crystal Award

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Triple Pundit - Why Stella Artois Wants You to Buy A Lady A Drink

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Multivu - PR Newswire - Stella Artois and Water.org launch "Buy a Lady a Drink"

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Progress on Access to Safe Water and Sanitation

WaterCredit model seen to improve the lives of almost 115,000 people to date with safe water and sanitation in Kenya and Uganda.

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Globe Newswire - Press Release: $2.9M Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust to Provide Safe Water and Sanitation in East Africa

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Zynga.org Hits 1 Million Raised for Water.org

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