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July 31, 2012

Water against the uprooting of the poorest in India

The We Are Water Foundation visits the projects in which it collaborates with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation in Anantapur.

The construction of reservoirs and the establishment of the drip irrigation system are the basis to eradicate poverty and recover the ecological balance of the area.

July 17, 2012

Water, priority objective of the Rio+20 summit

  • The green economy stands out as a new paradigm of growth.
  • According to UN-Water, sanitation, management of resources and cooperation have been the key factors of the summit.
June 15, 2012

The We Art Water Film Festival, with the support of the UN, transmits the values and messages of the Foundation and opens up new approaches for raising awareness

  • The finalists of the Festival show the high level of quality of the works presented.
  • The winners will be announced on the 27 of June.
  • The popular vote, to choose the best short films on Facebook, surpasses 12,500 votes.
  • Xavier Torras: "For us, to see the many points of view with which people from different countries and cultures face up to the problems of water is a source of learning and inspiration".
May 23, 2012

We Art Water Film Festival
Participative success

  • Great participative success in the first We Art Water Film Festival: more than 500 participants from 80 countries.
  • The public can vote for their favourite video, from a selection of 98, for the Public Prize category, until the 31 May, through the foundation's website.
  • The foundation is committed to the active participation of the internet-using public through its website and its presence on Facebook.
  • The 4 winners of this first edition in 2012 to be announced shortly.
Venta de cuy
April 17, 2012

New projects, the same philosophy

  • After fulfilling the objectives of solidarity in its first stage, the We Are Water Foundation continues its work supporting four new projects for 2012.
  • Education without Frontiers, the Vicente Ferrer Foundation, Oxfam International and UNICEF continue to be the organisations with which the We Are Water Foundation is still collaborating in new areas of Ecuador, Bolivia, India and Brazil.
  • The new projects are framed within what has been the Foundation's philosophy since its beginnings: to deal with problems deriving from a lack of hydric resources from a global perspective, taking in its educational and health aspects and the adaptation of infrastructures.
App Phone
March 22, 2012

For World Water Day

  • The We Are Water Foundation promotes awareness about food security with diverse international events.
  • Food insecurity is one of the most alarming problems relating to the lack of water.
  • The Foundation creates an application for smartphones and tablets (Apple setting) that will inform about the Hydric Footprint of different foods and recipes from the 5 continents. It will also serve to raise funds for the Foundation's projects.
Anantapur 2
February 20, 2012

We Art Water Film Festival
For a new culture of water through audiovisual art

  • The We Are Water Foundation is continuing with its commitment to audiovisual creation in order to raise awareness and create a new culture of water.
  • The subject matter of the We Art Water Festival is based on World Water Day 2012: "Water and Food Security".
  • The call for entries has been made through the 150 best film schools in the world, from 56 countries spread across the five continents.
  • The prize-winners will win a trip to one of the countries in which the Foundation undertakes cooperation projects to film a documentary.
  • The UN supports the Festival through its agency in Brussels.
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