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#RaiseItForward: Water For People and Absolut Elyx Invite People Around the World to Raise a Glass to Help Solve the Global Water Crisis

March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018 – From World Water Day, March 22, 2018 through Earth Day, April 22, 2018, people around the world are invited to take part in a social media movement called Raise It Forward. Simply by raising a glass of anything, adding the hashtag #RaiseItForward, mentioning @WaterForPeople and @AbsolutElyx, Absolut Elyx will contribute one…

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Water For People Announces New Regional Directors for Africa and Latin America

January 9, 2018

DENVER, CO (January 9, 2018) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Samson Bekele as Regional Director for Africa and Daniel Oporto as Regional Director for Latin America. “We are honored to welcome these two accomplished individuals…

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Water For People Announces New Additions To Board Of Directors

January 4, 2018

DENVER, CO (January 4, 2018) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine countries is pleased to welcome Beatriz Bonnet, John Eckstein, and Irene Lofland to the Board of Directors. “Water For People is honored to welcome these three accomplished individuals to our…

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Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, in Partnership with Water For People Launches Water Program in Amravati District, Maharashtra

September 20, 2017

DENVER, CO (September 20, 2017) – Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, the market leader in Oral Care, in partnership with the nonprofit organisation Water For People India Trust, launched its Amravati Water initiative today in the Amravati District of Maharashtra. This program is an expansion of Colgate’s partnership with Water For People after their successful collaboration in Bihar…

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Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, Recognized for Her Global Impact on Water Quality

August 17, 2017

DENVER, CO (August 17, 2017) – Eleanor Allen, P.E., BCEE – CEO of Water For People – was awarded by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) the prestigious 2017 WEF Fellows designation. The designation recognizes achievements, stature, and contributions to water quality. “WEF Fellows have significant professional accomplishments and have made contributions toward preserving and enhancing the global water environment,” said…

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Water For People Announces New Chief Programs Officer

June 26, 2017

DENVER, June 26, 2017 – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation services in nine developing countries, is pleased to announce Mark Duey as its new Chief Programs Officer. “Mark has been instrumental in leading our Latin America program as the Regional Director and in his prior…

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Water For People and the Tableau Foundation Harness the Power of Data to Bring Clean Water to More Than 7 Million People

April 7, 2017

DENVER, CO (April 7, 2017) – Water For People has teamed up with the Tableau Foundation, an initiative led by the employees of Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), to leverage programmatic data in its mission to bring safe water and sanitation to international communities. “For years people have been making decisions about water services in the countries in…

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Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, Named Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur Of The Year

March 29, 2017

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURS RECOGNIZED FOR WORK BENEFITING VULNERABLE POPULATIONS DENVER, CO (March 29, 2017) – Eleanor Allen, CEO of Water For People, was honored today as a 2017 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Allen, along with fifteen other international professionals, was chosen by the board of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. The prestigious program acknowledges…

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Water For People to Help Over 100,000 Ugandans Gain Access to Safe Drinking Water Thanks to Grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

January 5, 2017

THE PARTNERSHIP WILL HELP FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND CLINICS WITH A HIGH QUALITY WATER DELIVERY SYSTEM AND THE INSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THESE SERVICES TO LAST FOR GENERATIONS Denver, CO(05 Jan 2017) – Water For People believes every person around the world deserves lasting access to safe water, and to help realize this vision it has received…

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The National Association of Clean Water Agencies names Water For People as their nonprofit of choice

March 1, 2016

(01 Mar 2016)The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is the leading advocate for responsible policies that advance clean water in the United States. NACWA’s members include over 300 of the nation’s publicly-owned wastewater and stormwater utilities. For over 40 years, NACWA has been at the forefront of legal, policy, and regulatory issues dealing…

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