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India
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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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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CCTV America - Matt Damon Vows To Fight Global Water Crisis

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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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CNN - Gary White and Matt Damon with Sanjay Gupta

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Yahoo! Katie Couric World 3.0 - Matt Damon: 'You will never solve poverty without solving water and sanitation.'

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CNBC - Gary White: Clean Water Awareness

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

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Philanthropy Age - Matt Damon: action hero

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ABC News - This Week With Gary White and Matt Damon

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McKinsey & Company - Making Water Flow: An interview with Matt Damon and Gary White

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Zynga.org Hits 1 Million Raised for Water.org

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Yahoo! News - Why Matt Damon Loves Toilets

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