Creative and sustainable water solutions.

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Every day, nearly 6,000 people die from water-related illnesses, the vast majority children lacking access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation facilities. Recognizing that part of the problem is the prevalence of good-hearted but unsustainable interventions, Water For People has developed an innovative model based on close collaboration with local communities and full coverage across entire districts and regions, rather than ad hoc projects at the household and village level. Local groups must be willing to not only contribute in-kind labor and funding to an entire project, but also participate in planning, implementation, operations, maintenance and repair. Across ten countries, Water For People is transforming the lives of over 300,000 people – for the long-term.

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