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 or contaminated.

Now, nearly 70% of Haitians lack direct access to potable water, and only 55% have access to an improved water source. Haiti is rebuilding and will be for years; sustainable clean water access is crucial for their recovery.



About Haiti

  • 10,320,000 national population
  • 58.5% live below poverty line
  • 53% of rural lack access to water *
  • 84% 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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