Jeff Kelly Lowenstein is the founder and executive director of the Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism (CCIJ).

An investigative journalist and author, he is also the Padnos/Sarosik Endowed Chair of Civil Discourse at Grand Valley State University.  His work has earned national and international recognition.

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Jeff Kelly Lowenstein
United States
Grand Rapids

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Tajikistan, ‘House of Water,’ where half the population lacks access to water

  • Armed conflict
  • Corruption
  • Environment

Despite its water abundance and the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in improving Tajikistan’s water access and supply, millions of Tajik residents still struggle to access running water, let alone clean water.