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One family latrine

Water for People

Give a family in need the safety, privacy, and dignity of a new dry latrine, including leach pit, commode, and shelter. With this gift, a family will no longer need to relieve themselves outside which creates an unhealthy environment and can spread disease. more

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Your donation will be used to help farmers harvest water that is available to them. A simple irrigation system connecting their farms to major rivers is enough to double their productivity. more

$500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Create Jobs Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Soap business for 5

WaterAid America

People living near safe water supplies can look after the water needs of their family in a matter of minutes, leaving the rest of the day free to earn much-needed cash. more

$45 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will fund one trip by an activist to help document and report ongoing abusive practices against these communities. Because of the work of Fund grantee Green Advocates, these local communities are starting to organize, resist, and generate media attention. more

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Your gift will improve the quality of life for rural communities. Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Americas. CRS Honduras is working with our partner to meet the water needs of poor farm families. more

$35 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide one child with clean water and sanitation. This project is a WaterCredit initiative. Families in these communities are ready for a big change. A survey of the area by our India partner found 81% of households were interested in taking out a loan for a water or sanitation facility. more

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide a KickStart pump for one family, lifting them out of poverty forever. What does "out of poverty" look like? It means a family has enough food to eat, decent clothes and shelter, enough money to send ALL of their children to school and STILL have money left over to invest in the future. more

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You read it right. Your gift of plastic poop will be used in an innovative hygiene training program in Bolivia that facilitates discussion of sanitation issues. Participants are given a "gift" which generates excitement and interest. When they open it, they discover plastic poop (or a fly or rat). more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Promote Education Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

School sanitary block

Water for People

Your $100 gift will help provide a school sanitary block (total cost $5,000) in a rural Guatemalan school. This project will include water service, adequate, gender-sensitive sanitation facilities, and a hand-washing station to help children develop proper hygiene habits. more

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Your donation will allow WaterAid to purchase one handpump to serve 10 households, thereby reducing the burden of collecting water. Helping people to build safe water supplies directly translates to improved health, more free time, and a better quality of life and is the first step in poverty reduction. more

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your donation will help NRDC safeguard the country’s drinking water by pushing for citizens' right to know about contaminants in their water and by conducting scientific research and public education. more

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The gift allows us to pay for the drilling equipment and labor required to rehabilitate one existing well. This would provide water for cooking, drinking, sanitation and agriculture and benefit many lives, because in some communities, as many as ten thousand people share a single well. more