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Changing lives: Shravan Lal

The life-changing impact of clean water The story of Shravan Lal’s family shows how clean water can transform lives In 2014 we wrote a piece about Shravan Lal, a farmer whose involvement in one of our projects allowed him to install a rainwater harvesting system in his home. Five years later, it is clear that …

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Thoughts from the field

Thoughts from the field Om Prakash Sharma, WaterHarvest’s India director, shares his views on the charity’s achievements eighteen years after joining It was exactly 18 years ago, on 1st April 2001, that I joined WaterHarvest. The journey has been an inspirational and motivating one. When I look back at all these years I always think how …

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Our new book is out!

Wise Water Solutions in Rajasthan WaterHarvest’s collaborative book is available now Across the Indian state of Rajasthan, the local people have developed a profound understanding about water and a wealth of wisdom concerning its management. The water management solutions represent the distilled wisdom of centuries of innovation, closely adapted to local needs, changing climatic, geographical …

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Leaving no-one behind

Leaving No-one Behind Today is World Water Day 22nd March marks World Water Day: a UN initiative which provides the opportunity for countries around the globe to appreciate the value of life-giving water, learn about water-related and sustainability issues and encourage people to take action. This year’s theme is ‘leaving no-one behind’, highlighting how people …

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WaterHarvest beings crowdfunding

WaterHavest begins crowdfunding Can you help us in our first crowdfunding campaign? Crowdfunding first came to many people’s attention during Obama’s 2008 presidential bid. Through his grassroots campaign, Obama reached out to everyday Americans who then donated ‘small’ amounts of $10 or $20. Since then, communities around the world have raised significant sums for projects …

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