Philippines 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.

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Edna and Sarah

In this video, Edna revisits her previous daily journey to collect water. It is for moms like Edna that Water.org created WaterCredit.

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Elma in the Philippines
Elma

Elma’s courage gave her the strength to choose smiles over tears, to choose love over pain, and to champion safe water for her family, even when the battle seemed impossible.

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Maritez Cambodia 2
Maritez

It is with this enthusiasm Maritez spends her days celebrating the transformative power of safe water by educating others in her community on how they too can look forward to healthy, bright futures.

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Elenita in the Philippines
Life is so much better now

Elenita is proud she can now spend her days at home, sewing bags and aprons for a living. This was not always the case. Celebrate her story with us.

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Rosalie in the Philippines
She's in control now

Rosalie was eager to share her water connection with us. She is a young mother and cannot imagine life for herself and her children without access to safe water.

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Marina in the Philippines
Marina

Marina is a mother and a grandmother. Not only has she changed the world for her family, but she is changing the world for other children in her Filipino village.

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Together, we can empower more families with safe water.

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