In a small community outside of Hyderabad, India, Usha is one of many women who used small, affordable loans to construct a water tap or toilet at home.Read more
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Water makes time for school possible for kids in Rasulpar and around the world. When kids have access to safe water at home they can walk to school instead of walk to collect water.Read more
Homes in Rehana’s village are simple. Made of thatch and mud and concrete, the humble structures offer a haven for rest and play, but rarely do they have water or sanitation connections. While her husband worked and her children went to school, Rehana walked up to six hours a day to get water for cooking, laundry, and baths.Read more
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