Cote d'Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire is a member of the African Union and used to be a beacon of Western African economic success. But since civil war broke out at the turn of the century, ongoing political instability has kept the nation on a constant brink of violence.

Poverty has struck more than 40% of households and infant mortality rates here are among the highest in the world.

About Cote d'Ivoire

  • 24,295,000 national population
  • 28.2% live below poverty line*
  • * Living below the poverty line is defined as earning less than $1.90/day.
  • 42.16% of rural lack access to water *
  • 81.98% 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
  • 159,293 people served *
  • * This number represents the total number of people who will gain access to clean water after all projects have been completed. This number is updated periodically as we receive new information from the field.
  • 376 projects funded
  • $4,346,687 invested