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Our Projects

Waves For Water implements projects that provide access to clean water for those in need throughout the world. Checkout the map above or the list below to see what we’re doing, where we’ve been, and how you can help.

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Nepal Relief Initiative


Friends & Family of W4W, I'd like to take this opportunity to officially announce that Waves For Water is mobilizing an urgent clean­water disaster relief initiative in response to the earthquake…

85% Funded
Funds Raised$297,527 Impact350,000
This project has reached its goal!

MFG Cyclocross // Project Liberia

Monrovia - Liberia

Ten years after the devastating civil war, just 1 in 4 Liberians has access to safe drinking water, according to the World Health Organization. Half of all Liberians have no…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$10,040 Impact10,000

Surf To School - Any kid, Anywhere in the world, CAN HOST ONE

Mentawai - Indonesia

Any kid, anywhere in the world, can host one. It's all about having fun and helping along the way. Just…

59% Funded
Funds Raised$20,665 Impact35,000
This project has reached its goal!

MFG Cyclocross // Project Nepal


By bringing tools, techniques and inspiration, Waves For Water helps people gain access to safe drinking water . . . at a cost of one dollar per person. Waves For…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$10,050 Impact10,000

Liberia 2015

Monrovia, Liberia

YAI-W4W EBOLA PREVENTION INITIATIVE This is our fifth clean-water project in Liberia. Now, more than ever, there is a huge need for what we do. Thank you MFG Cyclocross for successful…

98% Funded
Funds Raised$10,284 Impact15,000

Operation Ruby Relief


Friends, There are mega storms happening all around the world, all year long... and sometimes they fall directly upon heavily populated civilization. Luck of the draw I guess? Typhoon Hagupit (aka…

22% Funded
Funds Raised$11,221 Impact100,000
This project has reached its goal!

Ebola Survivors Initiative

Liberia // Sierra Leone

West Africa - Liberia - Sierra Leone - GuineaYouth Action International,YAI - Clinical Research Management, CRM and World Surf League, WSL are returning to Sierra Leone and Guinea with Waves…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$100,128 Impact80,000

Vanuatu // Cyclone Pam Relief


After an earthquake and a volcano, Cyclone Pam ripped through the South Pacific devastating the people of the area. Waves For Water's Executive Director, Christian Troy is spearheading the effort…

79% Funded
Funds Raised$31,740 Impact40,000


El Salvador

We are lucky enough to have water to make lemonade out of. Elsewhere, people just wish they had water to drink. Water is in Sweet'tauk's DNA. It is our main…

4% Funded
Funds Raised$372 Impact10,000

Fiji // WSL


WSL and W4W partner to bring access to clean water everywhere the surfing competitions take place. Check out our latest video from Fiji!

67% Funded
Funds Raised$20,055 Impact30,000
This project has reached its goal!



In August 2013 there were more than 680,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a result of the Syrian Civil War. The majority of them were in the Beqaa Valley, a farming…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$22,100 Impact22,000

Sede De Vencer // Competition For Good


With the arrival of the 2014 World Cup in Brasil we are very excited to announce our partnership with Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr., his institute and PayPal. With the…

Open Funding
Funds Raised$11,766

Live on Good Waves


At Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2015, the 10th event of the surf championship tour, Portuguesewaves used a desalination process to introduce Waves, bottled drinkable water straight from the…

1% Funded
Funds Raised$50 Impact0

Kandui Villas // Mentawai Islands

Mentawai Islands

W4W, in conjunction with Zachary Keenan and Kandui Villas, are currently implementing multiple clean water projects in the surrounding northern Mentawai Islands, specifically Siberut Island, with numerous villages in need.…

21% Funded
Funds Raised$2,111 Impact10,000

Hurricane Patricia Relief Initiative


Hurricane Patricia - a category 5 and the strongest hurricane ever recorded - hit Mexico on Friday, October 23, but didn't cause the catastrophic damage that many had anticipated. The…

3% Funded
Funds Raised$135 Impact10,000