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Water For People and our partners fund largescale water infrastructure development in Malawi, Rwanda, and Uganda. These include pumped and gravity-fed piped schemes and boreholes – some of which cost more than USD 1 million per project. Managing these largescale projects brings with it significant financial, reputational, and technical challenges and risks. We use a…

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In 2018, the award for Best Gram Panchayat (a governed area similar to a U.S. county) recognized Digambarpur, West Bengal, out of the 250,000 gram panchayats in India for its progress in improving conditions for the more than 34,000 inhabitants.

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DENVER (January 16, 2019) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to develop lasting quality water and sanitation services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Vanessa Davidson, Katy Keim, and Matthew Ostrower to the Board of Directors. “Water for People is honored to welcome these three accomplished individuals for our Board,” said Eleanor Allen,…

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DENVER, CO (July 13, 2018) – Humentum’s 2018 Benchmarking Initiative reveals Water For People is a leading nonprofit in employee engagement. Based on Water For People’s most recent global employee engagement survey, the organization scored significantly higher on engagement than the benchmark average of 32 similar nonprofits. The 2018 Employee Engagement Benchmarking Initiative, launched by Humentum…

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THE HAGUE (June 20, 2018) – Water For People and the International Water Association (IWA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to engage in cooperative efforts to build opportunities for training and capacity development of water professionals in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement also facilitates the sharing of knowledge and expertise on intermittent water supply and fecal…

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