Opportunity starts with safe water
In their book, The Worth of Water, our co-founders share how access to safe water or sanitation has changed the stories of 40 million people around the world. Access to safe water at home turns poverty into possibility — unlocking education, economic opportunity and improved health.
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Water is lifeLearn More
Today, rather than walk to collect heavy vessels of water, Sally has access to safe water at home where she can care for and raise her children.
Water protects and saves livesLearn More
Lelita's niece and nephew no longer miss school sick with unsafe water-related stomach issues. Thanks to their aunt, they now have safe water at home and the health and hope that flow from it!
Water makes bright futures possibleLearn More
Because their teachers prioritized safe water connections and private toilets for their school, kids in this Indian village have what they need to focus on the bright futures ahead of them.
Water can turn dreams into realityLearn More
With access to safe water at home, a successful coffee farm is no longer Semambo’s dream – it’s her reality.
Safe water at home can turn time spent into time savedLearn More
Margaret once spent hours of her days walking to a distant pond to collect water. Now that she has a rain storage tank and a water connection, Margaret can make and sell dresses.
About The Worth of Water
Watch co-authors and co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White describe what The Worth of Water means to them and the impact that lasting access to safe water and sanitation has for millions of people.
The Worth of Water is available now.
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