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.
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.
The Classic T-shirt Co. is committed to giving back to the world. That's why the Company financially supports charities whose mission is to create a better future for our children and future generations. Meet Water For People: a non-profit organization that provides safe water to local communities in several Countries.
Published 11-16-21 Submitted by Water For People DENVER, November 16, 2021 /CSRwire/ - With nearly half the world's population lacking safely managed sanitation and nearly 500 million still defecating in the open, hygiene product manufacturer Kimberly-Clark is donating $1.5 million to global nonprofit, Water For People, to support the organization's WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) programs. Because of these efforts, by the end of 2022, 400,000 people in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, and Peru will gain access to toilets and other sanitation resources, along with training to improve hygiene habits like handwashing.
It's among the most essential components for life on the planet. And while many of us take it for granted, for others it is a daily struggle to obtain. We're talking about clean water and what needs to be done to ensure that people around the globe have the access they need to sustain themselves.
"Slow Fashion" T-Shirt company teams up with charity for more ethical fashion, Burbank. The hottest fashion trend - News Break
Olga Garibian from Burbank, CA, describes herself as an entrepreneur, minimalist and clean planet advocate. It's no surprise then that Olga and her husband Paul are leading the way in sustainable fashion. Wanting to do more for the planet and to set an example for future generations, Olga and Paul decided to use their backgrounds in fashion and technology to create a high-quality ethical clothing item.
Eleanor Allen is a global water expert dedicated to helping millions of people access the safe and sustainable water and sanitation services needed to save lives, stay healthy, earn more money, and thrive. Eleanor is fiercely passionate about improving the state of the world with respect to water and sanitation.
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By By Eleanor Allen - Patrick Moriarty - IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre Water for People, It took a global pandemic to raise the world's awareness of the importance of handwashing and access to clean water - basic services that over 2 billion people in the world still lack .
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is helping social innovators respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how you can chip in, from providing access to food and water, to volunteering for a mental health texting hotline.
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.
Mission Paani made a splash at the World Economic Forum, Davos 2020, by initiating conversation around the global water crisis. Led by Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC TV18, a variety of panel discussions and one-on-one interviews highlighted the need for urgent action on behalf of leaders and corporations.
It has been a successful holiday season for the Giving Machines located in downtown Denver. They look like vending machines; you swipe your credit card, look through the glass to pick an item; and then you choose. But it's not candy or a toy you're choosing - it's a donation to a charity.
Podcast hosts explore the U.S. EPA's proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule and then interview Kimberly Lemme, the director of program learning and influence for Water for People. Join the conversation! Connect with Talking Under Water on Facebook and use the hashtag #talkingunderwaterpod.
Water For People 's goal is clear and ambitious: lasting quality water services for every family, clinic and school-forever. When people have access to clean water all the time, their lives change dramatically. And when entire regions and countries have reliable water services, the world changes.
In response to the growing prevalence of market-based approaches to sanitation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation convened a meeting between three leading sanitation development practitioners-iDE, PSI, and Water for People-to discuss their experiences in building supply capacity and demand for sanitation products and services, and possibly develop a joint understanding of the process.
The global water and sanitation crisis is one of the world's most intractable problems-and one that has been addressed by the development, public, and private sectors since the dawn of industrialization and urbanization.
By Bill Plock 303Cycling will be offering week long updates with audio interviews with local nonprofit CEO and avid cyclist, Eleanor Allen, as she and her team compete in the Race Across America (RAAM) to raise $100,000 to provide clean water for those in need.
On this week's episode of You Have a Cool Job, we talk to Eleanor Allen, CEO of Water for People. Water for People works to bring safe drinking water and sanitation to South America, India, and East Africa. Eleanor discusses how the company works with local governments to create a sustainable system.