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Thank You

This spring you helped us celebrate our 25th Anniversary and Everyone Forever in a big way: You invested a record-breaking $745,963 in the Faces of Progress.

Faces of Progress


Meet Barika Poole, Florida Section AWWA Chair, World Water Corps Volunteer and a long-time Water For People champion and volunteer!

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“There used to be fights at the boreholes because of congestion,” Chief Elida Timbenawo explains with a flourish of her weathered hands. “Now I can rarely find somebody to help me lift my bucket onto my head because everyone can fetch water whenever they want.”

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Meet Julie Hellmann, a former Water For People board member and committee volunteer, and see how one trip to Bolivia changed her life.

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The Gaighata block of North 24 Parganas had an arsenic problem.

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Communities working toward Everyone Forever
People with access to safe water
Schools with proper water and sanitation
People with access to reliable sanitation
People educated around proper hygiene
New Jobs created across 9 countries

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