Charities Water

663 million people in the world live without clean water. That's nearly 1 in 10 people worldwide. Diseases from dirty water kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war; 43% of those deaths are children under five years old. Looking at it from a different angle, access to clean water and basic sanitation can save over 15,000 lives around the world every week.

Top Charity: CharityWater

Founded in 2006, CharityWater is fast-growing organisation bringing access to clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries, having already funded 20,000+ projects for over 7 million worldwide. Thanks to private donations covering their organisation's running costs, they spend a remarkable 100% of public donations on their projects.

Charity Stats & Comparison

Below you'll find a summary of the charity's statistics and independent reviews compared to other leading organisations (you can hit the icons to view in-depth charity reports from each independent research organisation):

CharityWater Water Aid Water.org
scope International International International
% cause 100.00% 82.80% 74.20%
% admin 0.00% 17.20% 25.80%
countries 24 30 15
founded 2006 1981 2009
Independent Review
C.N. Score 92.54/100 93.59/100 93.61/100
C.N. Rating
C.W. Grade A n/a A-
G.S. Level Gold Gold n/a
G.N.P. Reviews (x9) (x29) n/a

While all 3 water charities above are making a great impact, CharityWater stands out quite significantly. Not only do they spend 100% of public donations on their programs, but they're also introducing simple but effective technology into their water systems to ensure a sustainable impact.

Effective & Reliable Projects

Having brought access to clean water to over 7 million people, CharityWater continuously works to build sustainable, community-owned water projects around the world. They focus on providing rural communities with their first access to clean water, whilst taking care of the systems they've already built. Hit the buttons below to learn about their effective approach and reliable solutions.

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Where They Work

CharityWater funds water programs in 24 countries around the globe; Africa, Asia, Central and South America. Water scarcity, poverty, political stability and strong partner organisations all play a part where they work. To view a list of countries with details of number of projects and people helped, hit the button below.

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Impact With Proof

Over 20,000 funded water projects. Over 7,000,000 people given access to clean water. 24 countries served so far. CharityWater use 100% of all public donations to directly fund water projects for communities in need, proving project completion with photos and GPS coordinates. Hit the button below to view a map of all projects (it may need a few seconds to load).

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World Health Organisation
CharityWater Official Site