The Thirsty Third World Conference brings members of the UK water industry together. They decide to unite, to reach the millions of people living without clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.
WaterAid is officially established on July 21, 1981. Our first projects start in Zambia and Sri Lanka.
We’re working with local partners in ten countries.
Your support has helped us to reach 350,000 people.
Extreme drought-hit East Africa and WaterAid began work in both Ethiopia and Dodoma Region of Tanzania. WaterAid's model of partnership was shaped in Tanzania by a collaboration of known as WAMMA between WaterAid and water engineers, and hygiene and education staff in the Dodoma Local Government.
We expand our footprint in South Asia with work commencing in Bangladesh, Nepal and India