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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

$120 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Build A Latrine Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

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

$25 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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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

$10 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide one water filter that has a tested and proven capacity to reduce the incidence of water borne illness and substantially reduce childhood diarrhea by up to 70%. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will allow a mason to construct a 4,300 cubic liter rainwater jar that can provide water storage for 20 people. 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

$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

$500 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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This gift enables us to pump and deliver (via trucks) enough freshwater to a village of 300 people that would sufficiently last them a week. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Build A Tap Stand Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Water for a family

Water for People

Your gift of a water tap stand will provide safe water to a family close to home and give a woman the freedom to pursue other, more productive activities. Instead of hauling water, she can care for her family and perhaps contribute to her family's income. more

$1,000 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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This gift pays for the labor, equipment and supplies needed to create a 50 foot deep well in a village that will sufficiently provide water to be used in a variety of different essential activities. This will guarantee that this necessity to human survival is made accessible to those who so urgently need it. more

$100 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Prevent Poisoning Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

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

$1,000 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide 6 communities with access to the tools and skills necessary to build sanitary latrines in safe and secure locations. more