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The Girl Effect

The girl effect is about leveraging the unique potential of adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves, their families, their communities, their countries and the world.



The Power of Water: Solving The Water Crisis

The water and sanitation problem in the developing world is far too big for charity alone. At Water.org, we are driving the water sector for new solutions, new financing models, greater transparency, and real partnerships to create lasting change. Our vision: the day when everyone in the world can take a safe drink of water.

World water Day: The Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water World Water Day 2010 employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. 

Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call to take back the tap, not only by making a personal commitment to avoid bottled water, but by supporting investments in clean, available tap water for all.

The Water Crisis: Water Changes Everything.

Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it only starts with water -- but water affects everything in life.

World Water Day: Water Re-Use in Agriculture

Traditionally, the wastewater from many cities which draw their water supply from nearby rivers is disposed of further downstream in the same river. This animation explores the possibilities and possible environmental benefits of the same wastewaters re-use in Agriculture.

World Water Day: The Water Cycle

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon message "World Water Day 2013"

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Earth Hour 2013 message

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