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  • Keeping the water flowing

    In the villages near Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, Gramonati Sansthan has trained a group of seven women to become mechanics - each looking after their village pumps, but also joining forces and working together when larger repairs are needed. Their role is vital, as in the past when the government pumps broke, it could take months for them to be fixed.

  • Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink

    A lack of access to safe, clean water may not be the most obvious problem for those living along India's extensive and beautiful coastline.

  • Changing attitudes in rural India

    A grassroots worker's struggle for clean water and toilets for the poor in the state of Maharashtra.

  • A better life in Bhubaneswar

    Before 12 year old Sanjukta can go to school she gets up at 4am to collect water for her family, lights the fire and sweeps the house.

FROM GREECE TO INDIA, PEOPLE SAFEGUARD WATER FOR THE COMMON GOOD

The successes in Greece and Indonesia demonstrate civil society wants to keep water in public hands. And yet the World Bank continues its dogmatic promotion of privatization.

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