Water1st Founder named SELF Magazine 2013 WOMEN DOING GOOD Honoree

Marla Smith-Nilson, founder and executive director of Water 1st, has been selected as a SELF Magazine 2013 WOMEN DOING GOOD Honoree. SELF magazine called Smith-Nilson ‘The Lifesaver’ for her work bringing water and sanitation solutions to developing countries. Other honorees include musician Shakira and celebrity chef Padma Lakshmi. Honorees are selected because they are changing […]

Life is Better for Mari Tuji

Mari Tuji is a young mother from Kelecho Gerbi, Ethiopia. Until last year, she was the first in her household to wake up and get a jump on her main chore for the day – carrying water. She collected water from a contaminated, muddy river that her village also shared with cattle and goats. She […]