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MacKenzie Scott is shaking up philanthropy's traditions. Is that a good thing?

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a series of devastating climate change-fueled events and high food and energy costs, 2022 was a year of significant turmoil. But at least in the philanthropy sector, there may be reason for optimism.

MacKenzie Scott Is Funding to Empower People Globally. Here's What We Know About Her Priorities | Inside Philanthropy

Organizations serving marginalized people around the world have long been dreaming of a quiet knock ofinquiry from MacKenzie Scott's team of advisors. Now, while a certain air of mystery remains around the whos and whys of receiving funding from what is now known as Yield Giving, potential grantees have a lot more to go on.


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.

Sanitary napkin nightmare

What started off as a normal day for 14-year-old Nisseah Lossah two years ago turned out to be the worst day of her life. The Standard Eight learner at Nsoni Primary School in Chiradzulu District recalls the day she started her menstrual period on a normal school day.

Water For People Receives $15M donation from MacKenzie Scott

Gift from billionaire philanthropist will be used to scale sustainable water and sanitation solutions globallyDenver, CO, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

The Sheohar 2 Project: Fostering Lasting Change through Water and Art | One Drop Foundation

Like many regions in India, the district of Sheohar faces numerous challenges related to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). Water contamination and open defecation have made illness common in many villages, and at the district level, almost 14% of children under the age of five were reported as experiencing diarrhea in the two weeks preceding the National Family Health Survey (2015-16).

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 bringing water, sanitation to 9 countries

Water for People bringing water & sanitation to 9 countries

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.

A Global Movement to End the Global Water and Sanitation Crisis

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.


Kimberly-Clark Donates $1.5 to Million Water For People

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[1], 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.

Clean Drinking Water: Water We Doing for People?

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.

The Shitovation Fund

Approximately 60% of the world's population - nearly 4.5 billion people - do not have access to what the United Nations defines as safely managed

Eleanor Allen: On a Mission to Provide Safe Water for Everyone, Forever

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.


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

Top COVID-19 stories: African Union to buy up to 110 million Moderna doses; South Korea announces plan to end restrictions; New restrictions introduced in Russia to tackle rising cases.

Skoll | It Took a Pandemic to Show that Handwashing is a Lifesaver-and a Privilege

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 .

5 ways to help the world's most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic

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.

Opinion | Here's How You Can Change Lives in the Pandemic (Published 2020)

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 at World Economic Forum, Davos 2020

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.

Denver's Giving Machines raise $625,000, "exceeding expectations" in first-year test run

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.