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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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Tempus Magazine - Water.org co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White are empowering the planet one tap at a time

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InStyle - Matt Damon on the Moment He Realized He Could Have a Huge Impact on Lives Around the World

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Philanthropy Age - Middle East Investors Slow to Back Social Enterprises

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Reuters - U.N. states agree post-2015 sustainable development agenda

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

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One.org - Matt Damon, Gary White, and Water.org continue to scale impact globally

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Inside Philanthropy - Water.org’s Funding Hot Streak Continues With a $1 Million Score. What's Its Secret Weapon?

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Brink News - Using Market Forces To Solve The Water Crisis

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World Economic Forum - Will 2015 Be the Turning Point for Water

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Huffington Post - A Journey to Sundance to Help Save Lives

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Huffington Post - An Open Letter to World Leaders

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