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Why We Chose charity: water

charity: water has a clear mission: to bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. We have bought into this mission, as charity: water is honest in its operations, offers sustainable solutions for its beneficiaries, and proves its results. We hope you can buy in too.

100% model

Your donations to the right place

charity: water redefines the modern-day giving environment by operating on a 100% model. Every dollar that you donate to our campaign goes directly towards a tangible water project in a developing nation. Thanks to a generous pool of private donors, charity: water can guarantee that no public donation will ever go towards salaries or other overhead expenses.

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Drilling for the Future

Creating sustainable impact

Once a water project is constructed, regional experts teach community members how to perform basic maintenance on the structures to ensure each project provides a sustainable source of water for many years to come.

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Tangible Progress

Your donations are finally visible

Over the 21-month period of water project construction, every donor will receive three periodic updates from charity: water on its progress. As a donor to our campaign, you will see exactly where your money is going, down to the GPS coordinates.