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Speakers, local groups, faith groups, service clubs and many more types of associations all do vital work in raising awareness, inspiring action and raising funds in their communities.


Faith groups of all denominations give committed support to WaterAid. In this section, find out more about our current appeals, and get inspired by the activities of some fantastic fundraising faith groups.

If you've already organised an event and fundraised for WaterAid, please send us your donation today so that we can help more people in urgent need of safe water and sanitation. 

If you would like to help support some of the world's poorest people please email or call us on 020 7793 4594. And if your group would like to book a WaterAid speaker, please complete the form here.

Jars of Change

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Will your church give something up this Lent to pump new life into villages devastated by dirty water?

Find out more about our Jars of Change Lent Appeal and order your free resource pack.

The Big Pipe Project

Big Pipe Project

This winter, WaterAid is inviting your church behind the scenes of one of our projects – bringing clean, safe water, using a gravity flow scheme, to a remote highland community in Ethiopia. You can be part of the action and watch in real time as the work happens - getting to know the people whose lives your support will transform. Find out more >>

Seeds of Hope

Seeds of Hope

This Harvest festival, your church can help bring water to families in Madagascar who are desperately trying to grow food to eat. Find out more.


There are 35 local groups around the country who raise funds and campaign for us. You can find your nearest one here, or to set up your own WaterAid group in your area, please contact us.

What are local groups?

WaterAid supporters, with one in a tap costume standing by a waterfront with the banner reading 'WaterAid water for life'

Local groups raise funds and awareness and act as local ambassadors for WaterAid. They form a vital link between WaterAid and local communities around the UK. Read more >


A variety of Service clubs have been supporting our work for decades. We value your loyal support.

If your group would like to book a WaterAid speaker, please complete the form here >

Rotary clubs

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Rotary Clubs have been supporting WaterAid’s work in rural areas of Tanzania and Zambia for over 25 years.

Lions clubs

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Lions clubs have supported WaterAid for many years. Currently club support is funding work in Nepal and Malawi.  

Inner wheel

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Inner wheel have been supporting WaterAid's work in rural areas of Tanzania and Zambia for many years.


Soroptimist International logo

The Soroptimists are a worldwide organisation for women inspiring action and transforming lives.  

Other clubs and groups

WaterAid's chair Jeremy Pelczer presents a 2010 Presidents’ award for Outstanding Voluntary Contribution to WaterAid to members of the Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland, October 2010.

Whether you are a member of the Women's Institute, Probus or another group, you can help those living without access to safe water and sanitation.


Sing for Water is WaterAid's big sing, with choir events big and small taking place up and down the country. 

Find a concert near you, or find out how your choir or local group can get involved.

About Sing for Water

A woman conductor standing in a tshirt.

Find out how Sing for Water has grown, from an initial dream in 2002 to raise £1000 for WaterAid, to the celebrated success it is today. Read more >


We have a network of over 650 passionate speakers covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland trained to speak about WaterAid.

In 2013 our volunteers have given talks to nearly 79,000 people championing the message that everyone, everywhere should have clean water by 2030.

Inviting a speaker to speak to your group, or at your event brings our work to life.

How was your talk?

I would like to pass on heart felt gratitude, from all the staff, for your presentation and workshop. A good number of eyes were opened and many a conscience awakened. 

– Mr Katumba, St Edmunds's Catholic School, Wolverhampton

Given a talk recently, or been in the audience at a WaterAid talk? We want to hear from you > 

Girl Guides

A girl from 3rd Herne Bay Guides pretending to wash a car

Your Girlguiding UK unit can make for change this spring and bring lasting happiness and health to even more of the world's poorest children.

RAG fundraising

If you are part of your university RAG society, you could have a great impact on the lives of some of the poorest people by fundraising for WaterAid. Find out more >

Setting up a student group

WaterAid student supporters wearing WaterAid tshirts and face paint in a city pedestranised street.

We are looking for passionate students to help us develop our network of university groups, raising funds, organising events and campaigning for WaterAid. Join us! >

Internships and volunteering

WaterAid's Events Intern Alex Cairns discussing event details with a WaterAid Brighton Half Marathon runner,

Passionate about what WaterAid does? Looking for experience of working for an international developing charity? We'd love to hear from you! Find out more about office internships and one-off volunteering opportunities here >

Start campaigning

Two student supporters embracing each other and looking at the camera with the words 'WaterAid' painted onto their faces.

Can you help to make a noise on campus about the global water and sanitation crisis? We are looking for students to get involved with campaigning. World Water Day (22 March) and World Toilet Day (19 November) are great moments to campaign on campus. We can help you plan an event. Get in touch today! >

Get inspired

Salsa4Water group photo

Salsa4Water at Glasgow University began teaching salsa lessons in return for donations to WaterAid in December 2009. In less than three years they have raised a staggering £20,555. Find out more >

Events and fundraising news

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