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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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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

$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

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Arsenic water filter

Water for People

Your $100 gift for a share of an arsenic filtration unit (total cost $2,000) will help protect the lives and health of West Bengali people for years to come. This simple filtration column is attached to a well and utilizes activated alumina to safely remove arsenic from the groundwater before it reaches the tap. more

$25 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Treating drinking water costs less than one penny per family per day, and could save one million children’s lives each year. This specific gift can provide more than 2500 families with safe drinking water. more

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This gift will pay for 130 children to receive health and sanitation education classes. We are constructing five community spring water catchment systems and pit latrines for individual households and the local elementary school, and providing health education, community development and technical training. more

$75 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Protect a watershed

Water for People

This gift will provide fencing and/or tree planting to protect a watershed in rural Honduras. This will help ensure the highest quality water for a gravity-fed water supply system. more

$5,000 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Rainwater harvesting systems with a capacity of 100,000 liters are enough to meet water and sanitations needs for 500 school children for 6 months. more

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$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

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Community water system

Winrock International

Your gift will purchase one family's share in a community water system to support small scale production of high value crops like fruits and vegetables. In addition to providing water for irrigation, your gift will furnish water for household uses – drinking, cooking, and cleaning. more

$40 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Safe drinking water

Water for People

This gift will provide a sustainable, safe water supply for one person in the developing world. It might be a child who will no longer be sick and can go to school. Or a woman who will no longer have spend hours every day hauling water for her family. more