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To our Water For People Supporters, The racial injustices over the past few weeks in the United States have evoked international outrage, pain, and heartbreak. Water For People stands in solidarity with the Black community and with everyone fighting for justice and equality in the United States and around the world. Equity lies at the core…

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The village of Banashyam Nagar is in eastern India – nearly as far to the east in the country as you can go. It lies in the vast delta on the Bay of Bengal, formed by the confluence of several major rivers. Bright green fields are broken up by trees, homes, and ponds. Despite the networks of waterways, communities in this area struggle with reliable access to safe water.

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DENVER, February 7, 2020 – Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, will be inducted into the esteemed National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Class of 2020. Nominated by Georgia Institute of Technology professor, Dr. John Koon, Allen is being recognized for leadership and advocacy in making clean water and sanitation systems accessible to people around the…

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A grilled cheese sandwich

Grilled cheese sandwiches are helping bring water to people around the world. FeelGood is a social enterprise at universities throughout North America that sells grilled cheese sandwiches and donates its profits to organizations including Water For People. Kate McGann is the co-president of the University of Vermont FeelGood chapter. The approximately 50 students who volunteer…

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Pride comes in small packages. Priyanka Maiti, grade 4, is the “Food Minister” at her school. She is one of five students that make up the Child Cabinet – a group of 3rd and 4th grade students including Surat, the Prime Minister, Suparna, the Education and Environment Minister, Manju, the Health Minister, and Atanu, the Sports Minister. They attend the Debichak Free Primary School in Patharpratima, West Bengal, one of Water For People’s Everyone Forever districts in India.

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At first glance, petite Santana might not look strong and outspoken, but she is. She might not look like a skilled technician who can repair her local water system, but she can. Despite her small stature, her neighbors would probably use the word “bold’ to describe her.

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Seema Devi was married as a teenager. At this young age, she moved to her new husband’s village, away from her family. One of the biggest differences in this new village in the Sheohar district of northern India was that she no longer had a toilet in her home.

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