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July 24, 2013

10,000 cubic metres of rainwater for the farmers of Girigetla

  • New project of the We Are Water Foundation in collaboration with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The construction of hydric structures for collecting and using water is vital for the farmers of the semi-desert area in the south of India.
  • The project is of special importance after the message of the World Day to Combat Desertification on the 17th of June.
July 18, 2013

Don’t let our future dry up

  • On the World Day to Combat Desertification 2013, the United Nations warns to prepare for droughts.
  • In 2030, half of the world population will be suffering hydric stress.
July 1, 2013

Mission accomplished in the schools of Tombali

  • The We Are Water Foundation visited the schools benefited with sanitation, water supplies and hygiene training after its collaboration project with Unicef in Guinea-Bissau.
  • More than 10,000 pupils and another 9,000 adults have achieved access to drinking water installations and improved sanitation.
  • The "water committees" show their efficiency in the maintenance and running of the installations.
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June 6, 2013

Meteorology, an essential arm in the fight for access to water

  • The We Are Water Foundation attends the annual meeting of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in Geneva.
  • More observation and investigation, necessary tools for preventing the effects of climate change.
  • Meteorologists warn of the importance of international cooperation to prevent the dangers of droughts and floods.
March 27, 2013

“With your help, a fair distribution of water is possible”: towards global cooperation

  • For World Water Day the We Are Water Foundation undertook activities to attract attention and raise awareness of the public that with a small gesture we can help achieve a fairer distribution of water.
  • In Spain, sporting celebrities such as Manel Estiarte, Enric Masip and Andréi Xepkin collaborated in the events held in Barcelona, and in Madrid the Women of Water exhibition by the photojournalist Tomás Abella was officially opened.
  • The activities were undertaken simultaneously in 15 countries around the world, where funds were also raised for the Foundation's projects.
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March 21, 2013

“We are all part of the solution and we must cooperate”

  • The round table discussion Formulas for realising cooperation in questions of water, organised by the We Are Water Foundation, brought together five experts who emphasised the need for global cooperation in questions of water and sanitation.
  • Access to water and sanitation are essential to stabilise and balance the territory and achieve a just society.
  • The evidence of climate change and demographic evolution concern the experts.
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