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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920 Main St. Ste. 1800
Kansas City, MO 64105 USA
South Asia OfficeFirst Floor,
Plot B – 227, 15th Avenue,
Chennai – 600083
Africa OfficeP.O. Box 40054-GPO
Phone: +254 20 2712560
Historical Corporate Identity
Water.org was formerly known as WaterPartners International until 2009 with the merger between that organization and H20Africa.