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Water for People

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An international organization that promotes the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments.
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Benjamin Franklin famously said, “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” Those that live in the United States often do not think twice about the source of their water or whether it is safe to bathe in or drink. It is a luxury that billions of people worldwide do not know, an uncertainty that communities live with every day. Throughout the movement for clean water access is an acronym called WASH, which stands for “water, sanitation and hygiene services.” This concept is used widely by our charity partners and other government entities that focus on worldwide clean…

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  • Title: Clean hands at home
  • Charity: Water For People
  • Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Photo Credit: Water For People

A young girl washes her hands at her family’s tap stand.

  • Title: A cool drink of water
  • Charity: Water For People
  • Country: India
  • Photo Credit: Water For People

A girl takes a drink of refreshing, clean water.

  • Title: Sanitation Progress
  • Charity: Water For People
  • Country: Malawi
  • Photo Credit: Water For People

A sanitation worker empties a pit latrine using a Gulper, which protects him and the environment. The sludge is then safely and hygienically treated at a local facility.

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For Prisca, hygiene has changed everything. A mother of five, Pricsa lives in the Misanjo village, part of the Chiradzulu District in southern Malawi. She introduces herself with a huge smile. She is proud of her role in the community and the story she has to tell. In 2020, Water For People began working with the village of Misanjo, in collaboration with the Chiradzulu District Council. This collaboration included installing a new water point for the village, training a committee to oversee the sustainability of the water system, facilitating the construction of latrines and handwashing stations in homes, and hygiene education programs. Prisca is happy with the installation of the water point in her village, and proud to have been elected to serve on the committee that oversees it. Bringing her even more excitement, though, are the changes that have taken place in her own home. Prisca’s family has always…