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WaterAid is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people escape the poverty and disease caused by living without safe water and sanitation. It is based in London, United Kingdom and was established as a charitable trust on 21 July 1981. By 1987 its income exceeded £1 million per annum, and its 2004-05 accounts recorded an income of £18.3 million. Image File history File links Wateraid2. ... Image File history File links Wateraid2. ... Image File history File links Wateraid. ... Image File history File links Wateraid. ... A non-profit organization (often called non-profit org or simply non-profit or not-for-profit) can be seen as an organization that doesnt have a goal to make a profit. ... World map showing percentage of people living under national poverty lines. ... A disease is an abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort, dysfunction, or distress to the person afflicted or those in contact with the person. ... A girl in a swimming pool Water (from the Old English waeter; c. ... Sanitation vehicle in New York City. ... This article is about the British city. ... A charitable trust (or charity) is a trust organized to serve private or public charitable purposes. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2003, WaterAid was named UK charity of the year at the Charity Times Awards. It currently works in partnership with local organisations in 17 countries in Africa and Asia to help poor communities establish sustainable water supplies and latrines, close to home. It also works to influence governments’ water and sanitation policies to serve the interests of vulnerable people. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Sustainability is a systemic concept, relating to the continuity of economic, social, institutional and environmental aspects of human society. ...


WaterAid is part of the Make Poverty History campaign. Its twice-yearly magazine is called Oasis and includes news and features on planned and completed projects. // The UK campaign A white band bilingual in Welsh and English. ...


WaterAid's president, Paul Heatherington, critized LifeStraw, a personal water purifier, as being too expensive for ordinary Africans, costing about $3.50 for 6 months per person, whereas WaterAid costs about $27.00 per person for "water, sanitation and hygiene education, .. [which] will last them a lifetime." [1] To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


External links

  • WaterAid's website
  • WaterAid Critial of LifeStraw

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WaterAid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (181 words)
WaterAid is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people escape the poverty and disease caused by living without safe water and sanitation.
It is based in London, United Kingdom and was established as a charitable trust on 21 July 1981.
In 2003, WaterAid was named UK charity of the year at the Charity Times Awards.
CSPP Community - WaterAid (163 words)
WaterAid is an international charity dedicated to helping people escape the stranglehold of poverty and disease caused by living without safe water and sanitation.
WaterAid projects use low cost technologies while communities are encouraged to take responsibility for their own projects to ensure long term benefits.
WaterAid is working with the CSPP to explore the CSO-PRSP relationship in the water sector.
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