Making a global impact

8 M 8 million people empowered with safe water and sanitation in 2019 alone
29 M 29 million people reached to date

Our impact is measured in millions – millions of dollars, people and opportunities. With your support, and that of our many in-country partners, our smart solution to solving the water crisis is changing lives around the world. $2.3 billion in loans for water and sanitation have been disbursed to families in need across 13 countries.

Together, we can continue to break down barriers and help millions more break the cycle of poverty through access to safe water and sanitation.

Recognized and awarded for financial transparency

81% of funds directly support our programs
100% accountability and transparency rating from Charity Navigator

Safe water is transparent, and so are we. We believe in, and practice, transparency, ethical accounting, and donor stewardship. We're received the highest rating from Charity Navigator for 10 consecutive years and are recognized as an accredited charity with the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance.

We invite you to read through our annual reports and financial statements to get a full understanding of the reach and results that your support helps make possible.

Water.org is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our fiscal year runs October through September and we post our audited financials and annual report as early as March each year.

Accelerating innovation

From the beginning, we have been innovators, connecting big ideas and resources to maximize impact. The New Ventures Fund served as our principal source of funding to research, develop and explore new approaches to solving the water crisis.

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

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