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Behind every pump and pipe is a person. A person whose life is changed by having access to safe water and sanitation. A person whose determination and leadership helped make water a reality for their community.

Meet the people behind the water.

Featured Stories

Malawi

A typical day for Enelesi meant waking up at four in the morning to fetch water from a nearby community.

Bolivia

When Jorge Arnez gets an idea in his head, nothing can stop him.

Bolivia

As she carefully tends the buds on her trees and feeds the animals she raises, it’s clear that soft-spoken Carolina Torrico is proud of her work. With bright eyes peeking out from under her flat-brimmed hat, Carolina waters her peach and apple trees and shows off her prized baby rabbits.

Bolivia

Mayor Dunia Rojas is a force to be reckoned with.

Uganda

“My school uniform had lost its original color,” recalls 13-year-old Martin.

Rwanda

Peter and his five children are waiting on safe water.

Peru

The late afternoon sun starts turning golden as Julia, Daniel, and Maria play in the fields surrounding their home just outside of Asunción, Peru. Their life is simple and sweet, and they like it that way.

Bolivia

Small in stature but big in heart, Amadeo Rojas will do anything to make sure his community has water.

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