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When people's lives are transformed there is always a great story to tell. 

Mechanics with their tools.

Ram Rati's story

Broken handpumps are no longer a problem for villages in the Mahoba region of India, served by Ram Rati and the rest of a team of handpump mechanics trained by WaterAid.

Fatoumata Haidara smiling.

Fatoumata's story

As a child, Fatoumata lived without safe water, so understands well the challenges faced by the communities she now serves as our Country Representative in Mali.

Bashona Sharkar smiling and holding books in her hand

Bashona's story

As the new secretary of a water and sanitation committee in the slums of Dhaka, Bashona has gone from busy housewife to inspirational community leader.