We are an international non governmental organisation with a mission to transform lives by improving access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in the world's poorest communities.

Find out more about us in this short film - We are WaterAid:

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Our history

Our achievements, milestones and highlights since 1981 to the present day.


Our strategy

Find out more about our global strategic objectives and ambitious targets.

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Annual reports

Get the global overview of progress towards our goals in the last financial year.


How we are governed

We operate as a global federation of WaterAid member countries: Australia, Japan, Sweden, the UK and the US.


People and partners

The effort, commitment and expertise of the partners we work with drives everything we do.


Jobs and volunteering

Join the team and help to transform lives in some of the world’s poorest communities.