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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.

Eunice Kamya, a WaterAid volunteer in Kampala, Uganda

Investing in girls in Kampala

Eunice is passionate about building healthy futures for girls. When not running a vocational school, she volunteers with WaterAid promoting safe hygiene practices and petitioning the city water authority for more water points.

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