Every minute a child dies of a water-related disease
Women and children spend 140 million hours a day collecting water
1 in 9 people lack access to safe water
More people have a mobile phone than a toilet
For every $1 spent on water and sanitation there is a $4 economic return

About Us

The water and sanitation problem in the developing world is far too big for charity alone. We are driving the water sector for new solutions, new financing models, greater transparency, and real partnerships to create lasting change. Our vision: Safe water and the dignity of a toilet for all, in our lifetime.

Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation.

Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners International in 1990. In July 2009, WaterPartners merged with H2O Africa, resulting in the launch of Water.org. Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector.

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Global Headquarters

920 Main St. Ste. 1800
Kansas City, MO 64105 USA
Phone: +1.816.877.8400

Regional Offices

India Office

Water.org India
First Floor,
Plot B – 227, 15th Avenue,
Ashok Nagar,
Chennai – 600083

Kenya Office

Water.org Kenya
P.O. Box 40054-GPO
Nairobi, Kenya

Peru Office

Water.org Peru
Calle Dean Valdivia 148
Edificio Platinum Plaza I, Piso 11
San Isidro, Lima - Peru

Indonesia Office

Water.org Indonesia
Wisma Iskandarsyah A-10
Jl. Iskandarsyah Raya Kavling 12-14
Jakarta Selatan 12160

Historical Corporate Identity

Water.org was formerly known as WaterPartners International until 2009 with the merger between that organization and H20Africa.

Water.org provides innovative, market-based solutions that change lives every day through safe water and sanitation.

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