Indonesia stories

Together, we've empowered millions of people with access to safe water and sanitation. We invite you to meet some of them and read their stories.

Play in Indonesia
Give water credit for time to play

We give water credit for time to play. Take a moment to celebrate the play times you’ve helped make possible around the world by watching video clips from where we work.

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Water for Fitri
Water for Fitri

Sumy wants her daughter to have a good life, one unburdened by the water crisis. Read how something called WaterCredit empowered Sumy and her husband to make that life possible for Fitri.

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Nureni and her son in Indonesia

Nureni is a business owner, a wife and a mother. Through something we call WaterCredit, Nureni now has access to a safe water tap in her kitchen. Read more about how this tap has helped her earn an income to put her son through school.

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Uni in Indonesia
Waiting a lifetime for water

Uni is unsure of her exact age, she doesn't know what caused her daughter to die, and admittedly, she doesn't know what the next day holds. However, one thing she can be certain of is that soon she will have access to safe water at home.

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Sarmanah's hands
These hands

These hands have tended a garden, raised children, and cared for a dying husband. All the while, these hands have hauled bucket after heavy bucket of water every day, for many years.

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Erni's family in Indonesia
Being poor costs more than you think

Erni is a wife, mother and schoolteacher who lives on the outskirts of Jakarta. Her story reminds us that access to safe water is an opportunity for financial independence.

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Aisyah is smart

Meet Aisyah. Empowered with access to safe water at home, she changed her own world.

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Together, we can empower more families with safe water.