Eleven-year-old Roksana Akhter is currently a student in class five. She lives in Banguri village Bangladesh and speaks about the water and sanitation situation there.
"We were living in an unhealthy environment before Water.org and VERC introduced safe water and sanitation activities to our community. In the past, there was open defecation, no solid liquid waste management, and everyone drank unsafe water. Once Water.org arrived, we learned many things, such as…" read full story.
Barclay Martin helping bring water to Kenya
Musician Barclay Martin is giving fans the opportunity to join him in being part of a clean water project in rural Kenya through his new partnership with Water.org. Martin is offering Water.org supporters an exclusive opportunity to be the first to download the new album, Pools that Swell With the Rain, from iTunes beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Missed it? Listen to conference call on Haiti
Water.org held its first quarterly conference call on Sept. 1. Dr. Rich Thorsten, Water.org's Director of International Programs, spoke about our projects in Haiti. Thanks to all who were able to join the call! If you weren't able to make it, we invite you to listen to the audio archive.
School curriculum on the global water crisis
Raising awareness about the global water crisis is one of the most important ways you can make a difference. We've created certified K-12 school curriculums to help students learn about this preventable crisis and how together, we can make a difference today.