Statistics can look stark. 1 in 10 don't have clean water close to home. 2 billion people, that's 1 in 4 people, don't have a safely managed water service at home.

But thanks to people like you, we've reached more than 27 million people with clean water.

That's 27 million more healthy and independent people in the world.

27 million more people contributing to the economic vitality of the community.

Helping communities help themselves

27 million people is a great start but we have so much more work to do. By working together, all of us, we can inspire everyone, everywhere to reach their full potential. 

This is lasting change. This is how we have worked since 1981.

We are WaterAid and with your help, we can end the water crisis. 

in the world do not have clean water close to home.

WHO/UNICEF (2021) Progress on household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene 2000-2020. Joint Monitoring Programme. Geneva: World Health Organisation.

in the world – more than one in five – do not have a decent toilet of their own.

WHO/UNICEF (2021) Progress on household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene 2000-2020. Joint Monitoring Programme. Geneva: World Health Organisation.

Globally,don’t have clean water and lack decent toilets. 

WHO/UNICEF (2018) Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: Global Baseline Report 2018. Joint Monitoring Programme. Geneva: World Health Organisation.

from an infection caused by lack of safe water and an unclean environment.

(WHO, 2015)

Diarrhea caused by dirty water and poor toilets  every 2 minutes. 

WaterAid calculations based on Prüss-Ustün et al. (2014) and The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (2018)

Around the world, up to are lost every year because of water-related illnesses. 

(Human Development Report, 2006)

Every returns an average of $4 in increased productivity.

(WHO, 2012)

Promoting good hygiene is

(Disease Control Priorities, third edition (volume 2), 2016)

If everyone, everywhere had clean water, the number of diarrheal deaths

(Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2014)

In 2021 we received the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar.

Guidestar, 2020

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Since 1981 we've reached more than  with clean water.

(WaterAid, 2020)

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