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Solving The Global Water Crisis: A Mission

Gary White shares his experience in building 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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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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Matt Damon in National Geographic
National Geographic - Talking Toilets With Matt Damon

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

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Recognition for Social Innovation

Gary White, CEO and Co-founder, has been honored by the Schwab Foundation as a 2012 Social Entrepreneur. Each year, the Foundation identifies the world’s leading social entrepreneurs from around the globe for its Social Entrepreneur award. Awardees are selected for implementing innovative and pragmatic solutions to social problems by tackling the root causes and creating social transformation.

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Gary White Named Skoll Social Entrepreneur

WaterPartners executive director and co-founder, Gary White, has been selected to join the community of Skoll social entrepreneurs. The Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship carries with it an award of $765,000 for WaterPartners to help reach more people with access to clean water and sanitation through WaterPartners' WaterCredit Initiative and innovative online community-building efforts.

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Levi's Water<LESS Campaign and Levi's® Launch Water<LESS™ Campaign in Honor of World Water Day

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