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How a Malawi-based advocate is working to bring quality drinking water and sanitation services to the African nation

Kettie Alinafe Harawa is the Malawi-based director of influence and scale at Water for People. The nonprofit works to bring quality drinking water and sanitation services to countries in need. Harawa leads projects like tapping into groundwater and installing pumps and water infrastructure.

Water for People works to ensure global potable water

Lack of access to clean drinking water isn't just a sanitation issue -- it's a health issue. Eleanor Allen is the CEO of a Colorado non-profit organization, Water for People, which is working toward the UN goal of ensuring global access to water by 2030.

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

These causes will make great use of your money or your time. 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.

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Press Releases

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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Water For People Joins the Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Develpment

DENVER, February 25, 2022 — Water For People is pleased to join the Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development (CREED) and sign the Pledge for Racial & Ethnic Equity (REE).
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Water For People Announces the Appointment of Four New Board Members

DENVER, December 16, 2021 —Water For People, a global nonprofit working to develop lasting quality water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Katherine Milligan, Pauline Idogho, Shannon Music, and Rich D’Amato to the Board of Directors.
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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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