Water For People

Water For People works to build a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitation, and where no one suffers or dies from a water- or sanitation-related disease. This is our vision. We're on a mission. We work with people and partners to develop innovative and long-lasting solutions to the water, sanitation, and hygiene problems in the developing world. We strive to continually improve, to experiment with promising new ideas, and to leverage resources to multiply our impact.
Aug 4, 2014

Honduras Leads on National Monitoring

Water For People-Honduras is taking a lead role in shaping the national monitoring tool for the water and sanitation sector, SIASAR. This has included Water For People-Honduras’s Country Director and Monitoring Specialist taking part in a SIASAR update workshop in Panama, sponsored by the World Bank. As a follow up to this workshop, Water For People-Honduras is participating in a national-level committee that has been formed to implement SIASAR in Honduras. Water For People is specifically advocating for improvement of public institution and household level sanitation monitoring in SIASAR, by using Water For People’s FLOW monitoring indicators as a basis.

May 6, 2014

On the Road to National Coverage

The movement, known in Honduras as Para Todos Por Siempre, now includes 9 other nonprofits in addition to Water For People-Honduras. Collectively this group is planning to implement Everyone Forever in 17 municipalities across Honduras. The group has the ambitious vision to develop and systematize Water For People’s Everyone Forever approach so that it can be shared and adopted with the national government and other partners to eventually reach Everyone Forever throughout all of Honduras. In addition to being part of the leadership of the Para Todos Por Siempre movement, Water For People is influencing other organizations by promoting monitoring and helping communities and municipalities plan for long-term costs of operating, maintaining, and even one day replacing water systems. 

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Feb 7, 2014

Everyone Forever Gaining Momentum

The national Everyone Forever movement is taking off in Honduras. To date eight NGOs in addition to Water For People-Honduras have joined this movement: CRS, CARE, Living Water International, Pure Water for the World, World Vision, IRC, Save the Children, and Agua Para el Pueblo. This group intends to implement Everyone Forever programming in nine municipalities in addition to the three where Water For People-Honduras is already working: Chinda, San Antonio, and El Negrito. The group has named the movement “Para Todos Por Siempre” to brand their collective work. Working together with other organizations is the only way to make Water For People’s vision become a reality – a world where Everyone has access to safe, clean, reliable water and sanitation services Forever

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