Perspectives on Solving the Global Water and Sanitation Crisis
Partnering to Create a US WASH Sector
The need for water and sanitation improvements is not limited to middle- and low-income countries, and the inequality has persisted in North America on a devastating scale.
Making Sure Women Have a Seat at the Table
Women’s voices and needs are often absent in the design and implementation of improvements in water and sanitation services. Water For People works to change that.
Letting Girls Lead: Making Community Awareness Videos in Rural India
Instead of a daily trek to find water, girls are finding their voice in one of India’s tribal communities in Chikhaldara.
Achieving Sustainable Water Access: Lessons from Peru
Gisela Murrugarra, Water For People Peru Country Director, steps onto the global stage to share lessons on achieving sustainable water access.
The Way You Donate Could Be Limiting the Impact of NGOs on the Frontlines of Climate Change
By Katherine Williford | August 5, 2022 Now that we’re firmly in the midst of hurricane season 2022, it’s hard not to remember the intensity of the 2020 season – 30…
Beginning a Water For People Program in Tanzania
Water For People’s ambitious 2030 goals to bring clean water and sanitation to 200 million people makes program expansion an important aspect of reaching those goals.
Guardians of Water: The communities in Trujillo that ‘sow’ and ‘harvest’ this natural resource to survive
By Flor Ruiz, translated from Spanish.
Communities in Cascas, Peru care for an asset that has always eluded them: water.
Women collectively spend
200 million hours
each day collecting water.
In 7 out of 10 households without water access, women and girls are primarily responsible for water collection.
In some rural regions of India, women can take up to six trips a day, walking 6,570 miles a year for water..