Strategic Alliances

Every solution comes from collaboration. Connecting the right partners and participants with the right expertise and resources leads to solutions that work. We are proud to call the following organizations our partners in accelerating our progress in pursuit of safe water and sanitation for all.

Pepsico Foundation

Pepsico Foundation

The PepsiCo Foundation has been working with Water.org to provide access to safe water and/or sanitation to underserved communities since 2008. Responsible for proving and scaling WaterCredit in India, this partnership has empowered more than 1.6 million people with safe water and/or sanitation, and continues to create sustainable and innovative models that will accelerate the provision of safe water and/or sanitation, not only in India but throughout the developing world.

IKEA Foundation

IKEA Foundation

Since 2013, the IKEA Foundation and Water.org have joined forces to drive innovation in the water sector, and improve the health and well-being of children. Through the expansion of WaterCredit in Bangladesh and support of our New Ventures Fund, this partnership will accelerate progress and ensure 180,000 people gain access to safe drinking water and/or sanitation.

Caterpillar Foundation

Caterpillar Foundation

A partner since 2011, the Caterpillar Foundation has supported a significant expansion of WaterCredit in India reaching more than 500,000 people, funded a market assessment to explore the launch of WaterCredit in Indonesia, and supported the launch of WaterCredit in Peru, Indonesia and the Philippines, with an expected reach of 280,000 people by 2018.

Inditex

Inditex

In 2015, Inditex, the fashion retail group including Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe, joined forces with Water.org to expand access to safe water and sanitation for those in need. Through the launch of WaterCredit in Cambodia, the expansion of WaterCredit in Bangladesh, and support of the New Ventures Fund, this partnership will empower more than 160,000 people with access to safe water and/or sanitation, and help accelerate progress towards new and innovative market-based solutions.

Bank of America Foundation

Bank of America Foundation

In 2011, the Bank of America Foundation and Water.org teamed up to bring safe water and sanitation to more than 12,800 people in India through WaterCredit. After expanding this partnership, they will now empower 100,000 people in southern India to obtain safe water and/or sanitation solutions via WaterCredit, accelerating positive change for these individuals in their homes and communities, and further building the capacity of three WaterCredit partners.

Cartier Charitable Foundation

Cartier Charitable Foundation

In partnership with Water.org, the Cartier Charitable Foundation brought safe drinking water and/or sanitation to more than 17,000 people in Haiti, and aims at reaching more than 28,000 in Ethiopia by the end of 2017, through critical water and/or sanitation infrastructure and water systems.

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

In partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Water.org launched WaterCredit in Ethiopia, addressing the country’s unmet demand for affordable safe water and sanitation loan products. During the course of this program, at least 40,000 people will be empowered with access to safe water.

Helmsley Charitable Trust

Helmsley Charitable Trust

In 2014, the Helmsley Charitable Trust and Water.org joined together to bring access to clean water and sanitary toilets to people in need in Kenya and Ghana. Through this partnership, 16,000 people in Kenya and 26,000 people in Ghana will gain access to safe water and/or improved sanitation through Water.org’s community-based programs.

Anheuser-Busch Inbev

Anheuser-Busch InBev

In 2015, Stella Artois (a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev) joined forces with Water.org to launch “Buy a Lady a Drink,” and donated $1.2 million to help improve access to safe water for women around the world.

Swiss Re Foundation

Swiss Re Foundation

Working with Water.org since 2012, the Swiss Re Foundation has expanded WaterCredit programs in India, supported additional WaterCredit Advisory Services in India, and launched WaterCredit programs in the Philippines. Overall, this partnership will empower nearly 140,000 people to gain access to improved safe water and/or sanitation solutions.


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