Haiti has been hampered by an unfortunate mix of unstable governments and natural disasters, from mudslides to earthquakes. More than a third of the country lacked access to safe water before the quake struck Port-au-Prince in 2010. When it did, thousands fled to the countryside and water sources quickly became overstressed and contaminated.

Now, over 80% of rural Haitians lack direct access to sanitation facilities, and only 48% have access to an improved water source. Haiti will be rebuilding for years, and sustainable clean water access is crucial for their recovery.



About Haiti

  • 10,572,029 national population
  • 58.5% live below poverty line*
  • * Living below the poverty line is defined as earning less than $1.25/day.
  • 52% of rural lack access to water *
  • 81% of rural lack sanitation *
  • * We work almost exclusively in rural areas, where the need for clean water is incredibly great.

Our Work Here

  • Started working in 2008
  • 71,666 people served
  • 39 projects funded
  • $1,943,953 invested

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