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Africa Water Crisis

How A Few Hours Made A Life-Changing Difference In One African Village

OWN | Posted 08.16.2014 | OWN

Rosalina is a widow who lives in South Africa. Until recently, her community of Newington had no running water, so she had to make a long, daily trek ...

Can Relief for California's Devastating Drought Be Had for a Few Drops?

Peter Getty | Posted 07.05.2014 | Impact
Peter Getty

Italian entrepreneur Arturo Vittori has designed a seemingly economical and sustainable solution for harvesting atmospheric water vapors -- literally collecting drinking water from the air.

Water: Making a Difference -- One Drop at a Time

Anita Casalina | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Anita Casalina

Water -- easy and safe at the touch of a tap is something we take for granted in the developed world. It takes a catastrophic event to remind us how fortunate we are.

WATCH: Groundwater Mapping Could Help Improve Access To Water

Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

Access to clean water remains a problem for millions in Africa, but new research suggests that there may be hope. Researchers from the British Geologi...

Helping East Africa: The Basic Necessities and the People Who Go Without

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 10.02.2011 | World
Marcus Samuelsson

It's often hard for us to imagine going without some of our luxuries like travel, dining out, or Internet, much less our basic necessities like food and water. But try for a minute to imagine how life would be with such deprivations.

From Belief to Reality

Amy Russell | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Amy Russell

Walking 140 miles across CT or 7,000 miles across Africa isn't just a physical challenge, its even more of a mental one.

The Best First Step for South Sudan

John Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
John Travis

South Sudan has a long way to go. They need so much. But clean water at their schools is the best first step.

Donate Your September Birthday and Give to charity: water

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Is your birthday in September? charity: water wants those to make your gift a donation to help build thousands of wells to bring clean water to those who don't have it in Africa.