All 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.

All Stories
Violeta's worries about water are no more

By increasing affordable access to safe water, we help make a way for families like Violeta's to get the safe water solutions they need that are both affordable and sustainable. Watch as Violeta shares her story about how her family got affordable access to safe water.

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Safe water, ice cream, and fulfilling dreams

Kristel and Carlos dream of giving their children a life of health and opportunity. Their dreams motivated them to find a solution to overcome their water crisis in Mexico City. Read their story to learn how a small loan for a safe water solution is helping make their dreams come true.

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Where Sergio and Gloria Grow

Gloria and Sergio live in Mexico where, they now have affordable, lasting access to safe water. Click below to find out how a small loan for water storage cisterns allows this couple to enjoy their retired years tending to their garden and caring for their family.

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To the day her life changed

Today is a day to celebrate because today Ann and her family in Kenya have lasting access to safe water at home. Read more about how a small loan made a long term safe water source possible for Ann's family and other families in her community.

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She gave her family health, hope, and possibility

Her family’s survival depended on the water she collected each day. See how affordable, lasting access to safe water at home has changed Chenamma’s life.

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Today Juanita rests

Juanita has lived in the same community for more than half her life. She’s seen how a lack of access to safe water challenges families in Mexico. Read how affordable, lasting access to safe water at home means Juanita can finally rest while she enjoys watching her grandchildren thrive in school and in life.

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Time is money

As a healthcare worker at her local hospital, Patty knew her family needed consistent access to safe water at home. Read about how a small, affordable loan helped Patty give her family a lasting safe water solution at home.

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How community support and safe water help make dreams come true

Mary has big dreams, and she is working to achieve them. A safe water solution made possible by Mary’s parents and other villagers in Longonot, helped boost Mary’s confidence and more. Read Mary's story.

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To when flowers bloom

There was a time Leticia and Salvador worried about whether or not they could sustain their family and their livelihood because they lacked access to safe water at home. Read about how a small loan for a lasting safe water solution helped Salvador seize his income-generating potential and change his family's lives.

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Anita's family is safe

Anita wanted to give her girls a safe, healthy place to go but, the thought of paying for a private toilet at home felt financially impossible. How could she save to build a toilet when the costs of living were already too high? Read about how a small loan helped Anita solve her family's sanitation crisis.

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Investing in water is an investment in women

Investing in water is investing in potential. With access to safe water at home, Sunita and her family spend less time collecting water and can spend more time pursuing income generating activities like raising her cattle.

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Mueni's family has safe water at home

Mueni’s family lacked access to safe water at home. Not until recently did her mom learn she could take a small loan to help the family finance a long-term safe water solution. This is Mueni’s story about how lasting access to safe water at home has changed her life.

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Together, we can empower more families with safe water.