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Opinion | Here's How You Can Change Lives in the Pandemic

Readers keep asking in this age of Covid-19: How can I help? With so many people sick and dying and American unemployment at a level not reached since the Great Depression - and people in poor countries even worse off - readers want to address those needs.

Handwashing saves lives, but it's a luxury for too many people

The media industry's role to inform, entertain and connect society is being tested by COVID-19. There is more trust than ever from consumers, but gaps remain. The post-pandemic media indu...

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Press Releases

Water For People Announces New Additions To Board Of Directors

The global nonprofit has added three new members to the Board of Directors for 2021 DENVER, December 16, 2020 – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to develop lasting quality water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Debra Coy, Greg McIntyre, and Winifred Nabakiibi to the Board of…
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Water For People Announced as Vanguard Member of the Million Lives Club

DENVER, December 10, 2020 — Water For People is pleased to announce its selection as an official member of the Million Lives Club, an initiative that celebrates innovators and social entrepreneurs who are scaling impact to improve the lives of those living on less than $5 a day.
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Water For People and IRC Accelerate Path to SDG 6 Through Formation of Strategic Partnership

DENVER, CO, February 12, 2020 – Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, and IRC CEO, Patrick Moriarty, announced today the formation of a strategic partnership to accelerate progress toward achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 – water and sanitation for all.
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blogs from the wash room

Deadly global pandemic. Worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Over 25 million jobs lost in the US in five weeks! All thanks to a highly contagious, smaller-than-bacteria, nucleic acid wrapped in a coat of proteins whose bubble gets burst with soap. Seriously, people? Not even in Hollywood...


An interview with Kim Lemme, Water For People’s Director of Learning & Influence, on the organization’s journey to systems strengthening...


San Bartolomé is an isolated, small town municipality deep in the Quiché department in rural Guatemala. It highlights some of the real issues many small towns are facing over the management of water and sanitation services in Guatemala, Latin America, and beyond...


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