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Access to safe drinking water reduces emigration in Guatemala

Puerto Morelos (Mexico), Nov 30 (EFE).- Access to basic services such as drinking water is important to prevent families in the "dry corridor" of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala from migrating to other countries, said Daniel Oporto, director for Latin America at Water for People.

Arsenic and fluoride in water is a big challenge for West Bengal: Water For People India

According to data collected by The World Bank, India has 18 per cent of the world's population but only four per cent of its water resources, making it one of the most water-stressed countries in the world. In summer time, water becomes as precious as gold in large parts of India, with climate change exacerbating an already hazardous situation.

Sanitation and Hygiene Influencers Making the Difference

William Musoni spends his days working as a laborer. When he's not working, he educates communities in Rwanda's Eastern Province on good hygiene practices, with a special focus on handwashing. As a mobilizer for community savings and loan associations, he also encourages people to invest in and use proper sanitation facilities and products.

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Water For People Completes First Year of USAID Grant in Rwanda as part of U.S. Global Water Strategy

KIGALI, RWANDA & DENVER, COLORDADO, NOVEMBER 17, 2022 - Water For People completed year one of a five-year project funded by USAID to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) service delivery in rural Rwanda.
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Water For People Receives $15M donation from MacKenzie Scott

DENVER, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 — Water For People, a nonprofit working across Latin America, Asia, and Africa to sustainably address the global water crisis, announced a transformational gift of $15 million from noted philanthropic leader MacKenzie Scott on Wednesday.
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Water For People Announces New Co-CEOs 

DENVER, March 14, 2022 — Water For People, a global nonprofit working to help develop lasting quality water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in Latin America, Asia, and Africa, is pleased to welcome Samson Hailu Bekele and Mark Duey as Co-CEOs effective on March 28, 2022. 
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