Water for Life Initiative

Give Water. Give Life.

According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 10 individuals suffer
physically and emotionally from unsafe water sources.

But it doesn’t have to be this way!

Often, just 80 meters below their feet are aquifers of disease-free water. By providing one deep-water well, we can help break the cycle of poverty and death caused by contaminated water.

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Gender + WASH Ebook

We know that we need to address gender in order to realize the full spectrum of human rights.

Water scarcity disproportionately affects women and girls in a variety of ways, so we recognize and value the effect and role that gender plays in our Water for Life Initiative program.

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"Women and girls around the world face particular challenges, including access to sexual and reproductive health services. With Canada’s support to the work done by GAiN Canada, we continue to address many of those challenges, by helping to improve the health of women and children in rural areas of Benin and Togo."
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie

Community Development

Once a deep-capped well is provided, villages can get involved with additional opportunities that continue to enhance and improve their community.

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