2019 at a glance

8,086,446 lives changed across 12 countries

$706 million in small loans disbursed by our partners for water and sanitation

Received the top rating from Charity Navigator for the 10th consecutive year

In 2019, 8 million more people now have access to safe water and sanitation. 

See the number of lives changed in each country in 2019.

Smart solutions in action

For millions around the world, access to funds stands between them and safe water and sanitation in their home. Water.org offers a portfolio of smart solutions that break down the financial barriers between people living in poverty and access to safe water and sanitation.

In 2019, we worked to accelerate impact in these ways:

Together, we can change the lives of millions more.