News, Press & Perspectives

Find the latest news and press releases about our work in the water and sanitation sector below. 

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Access to Water is Critical to Curb Disease Spread Today and Build Resiliency for the Future

May 14, 2020

Water.org and WaterEquity sign safe water and sanitation for all Leaders Call to Action on COVID-19.

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Winrock's SWP & Water.org Partner For Water Security & Access In Cambodia

Nov. 8, 2018

Water.org and the USAID Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP), implemented by Winrock International, will mobilize $4M in microloans to improve water access, sanitation and hygiene for 37,000 people in Cambodia.

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Matt Damon Wants You to Sit and Give

Nov. 14, 2017

Change a life with a toilet; donate to Water.org by texting TOILETS to 50555

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Celebrities endorse the toilet strike

May 22, 2013

Richard Branson, Olivia Wilde and Bono join Water.org Co-founder Matt Damon to protest lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation for 2.5 billion people.

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Support builds for the Strike

March 13, 2013

More and more celebrities are supporting Matt Damon in his toilet strike protesting the lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation for billions.

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Strike With Me to Raise Awareness

Feb. 12, 2013

At a press conference in Los Angeles, Water.org co-founder Matt Damon announces his strike to raise awareness for the water crisis.

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