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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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Bloomberg TV - Matt Damon Says There Are Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

Matt Damon and Gary White join Bloomberg TV on the UN's World Water Day to discuss investing in safe water access for various communities.

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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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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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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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Ethiopia: Inventive Water Financing to Prop Up GTP II Targets

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Water, Water Everywhere, Costs More Than You Might Think

The case for digital finance in the water sector

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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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Answering the Call to Invest in the World’s Poor

Article by Gary White, CEO and Co-founder of Water.org, for the International Water Association

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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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A Kansas City Social Entrepreneur Says Global Water Crisis Can Be Solved In His Lifetime

“It is doable,” White told host Steve Kraske on a recent edition of KCUR's Up to Date. “We solved this problem in the U.S. and in Europe more than 100 years ago. It's not rocket science. We're not looking for a silver bullet. We know how to do this.”

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Forbes - How Matt Damon Plans To Get 500 Million People Access To Water - And Make A Buck For Investors

Speaking at the 2017 Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy in Manhattan on Tuesday, Matt Damon pitched access to safe water and sanitation as the lynchpin to achieving all of United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

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Matt Damon: We need to talk about toilets

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

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

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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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Media Planet - For Too Many Women, Access to Water Is About More Than Thirst

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