News, Press & Perspectives

Find the latest news and press releases about our work in the water and sanitation sector below. 

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Elite Daily - Running Water Is Changing These Women's Lives In A Way You Never Thought Of

April 8, 2019

How small, affordable loans made possible by Water.org are empowering women in Peru and around the world to turn their dreams into reality.

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Impakter - Small Loans for Safe Water: Unleashing Women’s Power

March 19, 2019

"It’s a hand up, not a hand out, and as such it is immensely empowering.” Water.org President, Jennifer Schorsch, on how Water.org is helping empower millions of women and their families with access to safe water and sanitation.

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

Oct. 24, 2018

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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Matt Damon Wants You to Sit and Give

Nov. 14, 2017

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

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Matt Damon: We need to talk about toilets

Aug. 14, 2017

Hollywood star Matt Damon is trying to improve sanitation in developing countries, one toilet at a time.

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National Geographic - Talking Toilets With Matt Damon

July 26, 2017

The actor is on a mission to bring sanitation and safe water to the entire planet.

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Huffington Post - My Interview with Gary White, Co-founder, Water.org

Dec. 1, 2016

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New York Times - Dirty Water and Open Defecation Threaten Gains in Child Health

June 30, 2015

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USA Today - Q&A: Matt Damon Bringing Water to the Masses

Jan. 20, 2015

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CNBC - Gary White: Clean Water Awareness

Sept. 23, 2014

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The Guardian - We Can Solve the Water and Sanitation Crisis But We need Your Help

Sept. 22, 2014

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ABC News - This Week With Gary White and Matt Damon

May 12, 2014

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