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Belu Water hit
£1 million in donations to WaterAid’s work

In partnership with shops and restaurants across the country, the bottled water company have hit their target of donating £1 million to our projects around the world – five years early!

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24 Mar 2015 | UK

Belu Water were celebrating with us on World Water Day this year, as they hit a landmark achievement – raising £1 million in donations for our life-changing work.

Belu, a social enterprise based in the UK, donate 100% of their profits to our projects, supporting the world's poorest communities to access clean water and safe toilets and improve their hygiene practices.

In 2011, Belu pledged to donate £1 million to our work by 2020 – but have hit their target an incredible five years early.

Thanks to their support, and the shops and restaurants up and down the country that stock Belu water, this money will help us transform the lives of over 66,000 people.


Celebrating Belu Water raising £1 million for WaterAid.
Representatives from WaterAid, Belu Water and shops and restaurants across the country celebrate reaching £1 million in donations to our work.
Photo: David Bostock

"We are thrilled to have reached our £1 million target in such record time" says Karen Lynch, Chief Executive of Belu Water.

"With such a strong partnership between Belu, WaterAid and our customers, we can say that our socially-conscious way of doing business is making a huge difference."

Barbara Frost, Chief Executive of WaterAid, says: "I am thrilled to support Belu's credible efforts to make a global difference. 

"This leading company operate to the highest environmental and ethical standards and donate all of their profits to WaterAid. Every contribution to enable challenged communities to flourish is vital."  

Find out more about our partnership with Belu Water >


Photo above shows:

Top row left to right: Hamish Stoddart (Peach Pubs), Jillian MacClean (Drake & Morgan), Andrew McKenzie (The Vineyard), Rupert Wyles (Bablake), Richard Martin (Belu), Marcus Missen (WaterAid).

Middle row left to right: Rebecca Di Mambro (Leon), David Loewi (D&D London), Simon Boyle (The Brigade), Kate Gibson (InterContinental Hotel Group), Louise Ludlam (Jamie's Italian), John Metcalf (Strada), Jamie Grainger-Smith (TED Restaurant).

Bottom Row: Raymond Blanc (Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons), Barbara Frost (WaterAid), Karen Lynch (Belu), Jack Stein (Rick Stein Restaurants), Tom Molnar (Gail's Artisan Bakery).