Making a global impact

5 M people empowered with safe water and sanitation in 2018 alone
16 M people reached to date

Our unique approach to solving the water crisis is helping us change lives around the world. With your help, and that of our many in-country partners, more than $1.1 billion in loans for water and sanitation have been disbursed to families across twelve different countries. 

Our impact is measured in millions - millions of dollars, people and opportunities. We invite you to read through our annual reports and financial statements to get a full understanding of the scope of our reach and results. Together, we can continue to break down the barriers and help millions more break the cycle of poverty through access to safe water and sanitation.


Recognized and awarded for efficiency and effectiveness

Allocation of Expenses (2017)
Allocation of Expenses (2017)
  • $27.2M Programs 85%
  • $3.1M Administration 10%
  • $1.5M Fundraising 5%

We believe in, and practice, transparency, ethical accounting, and donor stewardship. Below you will find our annual fiscal reporting including our Annual Report, audited Financial Statements and IRS Form 990s.

Water.org is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We hold the highest rating from Charity Navigator and are recognized as an accredited charity with the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance

When you donate to Water.org, you become part of one of the most respected philanthropic organizations in the world. We are recognized around the world as knowledgeable experts who collaborate with leading institutions, governments and agencies to help solve the water crisis, once and for all.

Our fiscal year runs October through September and we post our audited financials and annual report as early as March each year.

Your donation brings hope and opportunity. That's the power of water.

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