Welcome to Water Charity, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping people access clean drinking water and improved sanitation. In 10 years, Water Charity has done 4,000 water, sanitation and public health projects in 76 countries, benefiting nearly 4 million people! With our unique and extremely efficient method of operation, and an exemplary, transparent track record of sustainable, effective projects, you will be hard pressed to find any charity, in any field, that can match our accomplishments. Water Charity is a partner of the National Peace Corps Association.

World Water Crisis

An Incredible Fact:

More people die from lack of clean drinking water than from all forms of violence combined... including war!


(United Nations)

Illness & Disease

Fully half of the hospital beds worldwide are occupied by someone suffering from a water-related illness. 

80% of all diseases are waterborne.

(World Health Organization)

Our Strategy

Our solution is simple. We use tried & proven, low-cost, efficient methods to achieve solutions that originate in the community being served. We start projects immediately & ask for donations once the project is underway. Our projects are done quickly & sustainably, with local labor.

Featured Projects

These are some of our featured projects, programs and initiatives. They are not necessarily better than our normal projects, just indicative of what we do, highlighting various aspects of our work. All of our projects and articles can be found via our Announcements gallery (new projects posted daily), while our Search and Find A Project features allow you to look for projects a variety of ways. We pre-fund our projects, so if you see projects you like, donate to them! Or go to our DONATE page and help us start more just like them.

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Articles & Projects by Month & Year

Find A Project  

Water Charity has done a lot of projects... 75 countries and counting!  To help you find a specific project, we have created a specialized search page where you can peruse our projects alphabetically, by country & title. You can also search for projects that still need funding, projects that are currently underway... and more. CLICK HERE, on the link above, or on our symbol below, and search away. Above this section is a drop-down menu whereby you can search through all our posts (article, announcement, and project) chronologically. Keep checking back, as we post new stuff regularly.

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Water Charity Gear


You can help Water Charity, spread the word about our work, and look cool at the same time by buying, wearing, and using Water Charity products from our online store. From shirts to shorts to stainless steel water bottles and more, all profits go to help start new projects.  
CLICK HERE to access the store, or on any of the pictures below.

Boxer ShortsTee Shirt Woman's Tee Stainless Steel BottleSleeveless T-Shirt

POA cover
Portraits of Africa: A Journey to Positive Change
by Marc Champagne


As part of Photographers Without Borders, Marc accompanied Water Charity execs to Senegal to document the great
work WC has done, and continues to do there.  This collectible, coffee-table book of amazing portraits is the result. 
All profits go to WC, so feel free to support us while having a sweet conversation piece to boot.
(also available in softcover and e-book)




Water Charity supports, and has been supported by, these fine organizations:

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With our entire focus on doing low cost, high impact projects, Water Charity built upon successes, and grew without much fanfare. Now we are not only doing projects all around the world, but we are doing bigger, and even more impactful projects as an official partner of the National Peace Corps Association.  Please join us as we push to scale up our already impressive achievements, and make a really substantial impact on the World Water Crisis!

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