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Why is the monsoon so important? With the monsoon set to arrive in Rajasthan in the next fortnight, we look at what makes it so important. With the rain seen in the UK over the last week, it’s hard to imagine the heatwave currently going on in India as they wait for the arrival of …

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Going behind-the-scenes Financial management might not be glamorous, but is the key to WaterHarvest’s impact This week’s blog highlights the importance of financial management and the role of Dinesh Sharma, the finance manager in our India office. Whilst Dinesh’s work is often in the background, it is fundamental to ensuring the impact of our donors’ …

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Our first ever UNESCO Water Conference Water can be a source of conflict. It should be a source of peace. This week our CEO, Nicola Floyd, attended the UNESCO International Water Conference in Paris. With over 37 government ministers, 1,000 scientists and water experts, 126 countries and many young people represented, this was an opportunity to …

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Handpumps – small but significant Somendra Sharma, WaterHarvest’s India Office Programme Manager, explains why handpumps are so important In regions facing a water deficit, Roof Rain Water Harvesting Structures (RRWHS) are a vital way of providing cleaner drinking water to families in our project villages. However, the safety of this water must be ensured – …

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The next year WaterHarvest’s Chair, Neil Mehta, looks to the year ahead With the end of the fiscal year in March, Spring is always a time when, at WaterHarvest, we look to the year ahead. This is always an exciting time – where we take our heads out of the spreadsheets and look at the …

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