1 in 10

people don't have clean water close to home.

We're collaborating with local partners to find the best solution for getting clean water to every global community.

A child plays with water, while his mother collects water from a hand pump in Saipur Maafi village in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, India. March 2018;
WaterAid/ Prashanth Vishwanathan

1 in 4

people don't have a decent toilet of their own.

We're working with partners to help install toilets and train local people to maintain them once we're gone.

Comfort and Mary outside their new toilet block at Kabre Primary School. Ghana, December 2019;
WaterAid/ Apagnawen Annankra

2 in 5

people lack handwashing facilities at home.

Good hygiene promotion is one of the most effective ways of improving global health. That's why we support hygiene education programmes across all of our projects.

Felecia, 56, midwife at Mirigu CHPS, Ghana. October 2018.;
WaterAid/ Apagnawen Annankra

There are lots of ways to help us reach everyone, everywhere with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.