785 million people lack basic access to clean and safe drinking water. We’ve been on a mission to end the water crisis since 2006, and with the help of generous supporters like you, we’re getting closer every day.
This number represents all water projects funded by charity: water. It includes both completed projects and those that are still under construction. This number is dynamic, and we update it periodically as we receive current information from the field.
This number represents the total number of people who will gain access to clean water as proposed and reported on by our implementing partners. This number is dynamic, and we update it periodically as we receive current information from the field.
We partner with experienced local organizations who build sustainable, community-owned water projects around the world.Learn more
From the start, we’ve publicly shared photos and GPS coordinates for every single charity: water project. You can find all of our funded projects on the map above.
The communities we serve are filled with some of the most inspiring people you’d ever want to meet. Their stories of ingenuity and perseverance are examples for us all.
Working with local leaders to keep water flowing is critical to our mission. In November 2015, charity: water started deploying cutting-edge sensors and cloud computing technology to equip local leaders with real-time data.See Our Sensors