July 1, 2013

Stories of Water

Blue Planet Network celebrates the launch of Stories of Water - our vibrant collection of photos and stories shining a light on the people and projects bringing clean water to communities across the globe. Explore these stories of real lives changed by water and help us share them with friends and colleagues.

Stories of Water
St. Gertrude's School, Tanzania

St. Gertrude's School, Tanzania

At St. Gertrude's Primary School the students must make the 2-mile roundtrip walk from the school to the village’s water source 2-3 times a day. –Erik Tanner  

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Samburu

The Samburu Project, Kenya

In Samburu, Kenya, people walk 5-10 kilometers a day carrying 20-30 liters of water, just enough water for the most necessary life sustaining tasks. –Rudi Dundas  

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Chortiz Village, Guatemala

Chortiz Village, Guatemala

With the direction of Agua Para La Salud, the construction of a 10,000L water tank was completed in 5 days by villagers and members of Engineers Without Borders. –Maria Bartrum

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