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Water For People Press Releases

Water For People Among Leading Nonprofits in Employee Engagement

DENVER, July 13, 2018 — Humentum’s 2018 Benchmarking Initiative reveals Water For People is a leading nonprofit in employee engagement. Based on Water For People’s most recent global employee engagement survey, the organization scored significantly higher on engagement than the benchmark average of 32 similar nonprofits.

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Water For People and the International Water Association Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Achieve Greater Impact in Sub-Saharan Africa

THE HAGUE, June 20, 2018 — Water For People and the International Water Association (IWA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to engage in cooperative efforts to build opportunities for training and capacity development of water professionals in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement also facilitates the sharing of knowledge and expertise on intermittent water supply and fecal sludge management.

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Water For People and AECOM celebrate 10-year partnership

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2018 — Water For People, an international nonprofit working to provide lasting quality water and sanitation services, celebrates its 10-year partnership with AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm. For 10 years, the partnership has promoted the development of safe drinking water and reliable sanitation services accessible to Everyone Forever in specific districts in the nine countries where Water For People works.

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Water For People CEO To Join Parametrix Board Of Directors

DENVER, April 13, 2018 – Water For People, an international non-profit working to provide lasting quality water and sanitation services, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Eleanor Allen, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Parametrix – an engineering, planning and environmental services firm with offices throughout the western U.S. Eleanor Allen,…

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#RaiseItForward: Water For People and Absolut Elyx Invite People Around the World to Raise a Glass to Help Solve the Global Water Crisis

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2018 — From World Water Day, March 22, 2018 through Earth Day, April 22, 2018, people around the world are invited to take part in a social media movement called Raise It Forward.

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Water For People Announces New Regional Directors for Africa and Latin America

DENVER, January 9, 2018 — Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Samson Bekele as Regional Director for Africa and Daniel Oporto as Regional Director for Latin America.

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Water For People Announces New Additions To Board Of Directors

DENVER, January 4, 2018 — Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine countries is pleased to welcome Beatriz Bonnet, John Eckstein, and Irene Lofland to the Board of Directors.

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Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, in Partnership with Water For People Launches Water Program in Amravati District, Maharashtra

MAHARASHTRA, September 20, 2017 — Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, the market leader in Oral Care, in partnership with the nonprofit organisation Water For People India Trust, launched its Amravati Water initiative today in the Amravati District of Maharashtra.

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Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, Recognized for Her Global Impact on Water Quality

DENVER, August 17, 2017 — Eleanor Allen, P.E., BCEE – CEO of Water For People – was awarded by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) the prestigious 2017 WEF Fellows designation.

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Water For People Announces New Chief Programs Officer

DENVER, June 26, 2017 — Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation services in nine developing countries, is pleased to announce Mark Duey as its new Chief Programs Officer.

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Water For People and the Tableau Foundation Harness the Power of Data to Bring Clean Water to More Than 7 Million People

DENVER, April 7, 2017 — Water For People has teamed up with the Tableau Foundation, an initiative led by the employees of Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), to leverage programmatic data in its mission to bring safe water and sanitation to international communities.

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Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, Named Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur Of The Year

DENVER, March 29, 2017 — Eleanor Allen, CEO of Water For People, was honored today as a 2017 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Allen, along with fifteen other international professionals, was chosen by the board of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. The prestigious program acknowledges entrepreneurs’ innovative approaches and potential for impact in solving global social issues.

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