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Yemisrach, a young student in Ethiopia

Yemisrach's story

Having clean water and safe toilets at school will give Yemisrach the best possible start in life – and the chance to enjoy her childhood.

Solo and Ze drinking water from the new WaterAid well in their village in Madagascar.

A life-changing moment

Solo and Ze's village in Madagascar has a brand new well. They now have access to safe, clean water for the first time in their lives – and the future for their entire community is looking brighter.

Kajal and Sarita walking to an open defecation site in India

No laughing matter

A trip to the “bathroom” for 16-year-old Kajal Gautam in Kanpur, India also means risking sexual harassment or assault each day when she and her cousin, Sarita, have to use the open field.

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Noah Goldman carrying a water cooler bottle

New York City Crossfitters Carry the Burden 27 Mar 2015 | USA

On March 22, World Water Day, a group of 30 NYC Crossfitters came together for the ultimate challenge: a 3.7 mile run through midtown Manhattan, all while carrying 40 lb. of water.