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In 2013 WaterCan, a leading Canadian charity, joined the WaterAid federation and became WaterAid Canada.

Having reached more than 1.2 million people in east Africa through their community-driven projects, WaterCan brought more than 26 years of experience to WaterAid.

Now, they are working together with the Government of Canada and partners all over the world to make an even bigger impact.

Their amazing supporters are changing lives through projects like the Clean Water for Schools Program in Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya, and the Canada-Africa Initiative to Address Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality in Tanzania.

“Life at this school is going to be very different."

Clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene give students like Melkamsira, 14, and Edilawit, 12, the chance to stay healthy, stay in education and break free from poverty, changing their lives for good.

Melkamsira and Edilawit stand outside the toilets at their school in Ethiopia. WaterAid/Behailu Shiferaw

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