Stories of Water - volunteer photographer gallery reports

This collection of photo essays shines light on real lives changed by water. The stories are submitted by volunteer photographers who have visited communities in need of or benefiting from Blue Planet Network member projects around the world.

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Awada Community in Yirga Alem, where water is pumped to six different community water stations serving about 7200 people.

Sidamo – Ethiopia

Clean drinking water systems, as well as Women’s Empowerment groups have been set up in the Yirga Alem area of Sidamo.
Amos Kasingabalya seeing patients at Nagwere Health Clinic

Apac District – Uganda

The H2O+ initiative was piloted successfully in 2012 in eastern Uganda, bringing clean water to rural populations.

Mbulani Secondary School – Tanzania

The Mbulani Secondary School recently constructed a borehole that provides clean water to the students and the surrounding community.
The second building of ENBI High School. The kids are on break and playing a tug of war game just using their hands.

ENBI High School – Guatemala

ENBI High School was able to build a hand washing station thanks to some leftover funds from other projects in the area. Now 950 students don’t have to all share one sink!

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    Blue Planet Network provides tools and services to funders, NGOs and communities in need to improve the planning, funding, monitoring and reporting of water and sanitation programs.
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  • The Water Crisis

    Almost a billion people lack access to safe drinking water, and one third of the people on earth lack adequate sanitation. This is is one of the greatest causes of the world's health and economic problems. Yet, we have the power to change it.