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Our Programs

Waves For Water implements programs 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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This project has reached its goal!

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…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$10,479 Impact15,000

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…

89% Funded
Funds Raised$40,260 Impact45,000



Simplicity. It is a new year and thousands of resolutions are being made---but Waves For Water only has ONE. It’s simple: to get clean water to every single person who…

74% Funded
Funds Raised$74,060 Impact100,000

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!

68% Funded
Funds Raised$20,290 Impact30,000

100K World Water Day


To correspond with World Water Day of 2014, Waves For Water with support from Hurley H2O will be coordinating one of the the largest single day water relief efforts in…

64% Funded
Funds Raised$77,395 Impact100,000

Achuar // Amazon


Waves For Water has recently traveled to the interior or the Ecuadorian rainforest. The Amazon is home to an ancient people called the…

59% Funded
Funds Raised$5,930 Impact10,000

Waves For Water General Fund

Waves for Water General Fund. Money donated to this fund goes to provide clean water solutions worldwide through our various ongoing Waves for Water PROGRAMS.

59% Funded
Funds Raised$591,276 Impact500,000

Colombia Campaign // Cartagena


Waves For Water has partnered with YIO - Young Investors Organization to provide access to clean water for the people of Colombia. On July 1, 2013 we began by distributing…

57% Funded
Funds Raised$5,730 Impact10,000

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.…

57% Funded
Funds Raised$5,682 Impact10,000

Philippine Hobie Challenge


Waves for Water to distribute clean water systems during Philippine Hobie Challenge The Philippine Hobie Challenge, the toughest regatta in the country, is set to sail on its 16th year…

45% Funded
Funds Raised$1,355 Impact3,000

Nepal // Himalaya Alpine Guides


Luke Smithwick and Jon Rose are teaming up to remember the forgotten ones, to reach the unreached, to bring safe drinking water to rural mountain communities and their schools during…

38% Funded
Funds Raised$4,586 Impact12,000

Shore to Shore


SHORE TO SHORE: Families and Students for Clean Water for Nicaragua: Shore to Shore is a local initiative in support of the Waves For Water clean water projects in Nicaragua. Nicaragua is…

17% Funded
Funds Raised$2,542 Impact15,000

The Meatball Shop


The Meatball Shop and Waves for Water are excited to announce a partnership on a groundbreaking project to bring access to clean water to more than 25,000 people in Colombia. Setting…

11% Funded
Funds Raised$2,686 Impact25,000


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…

5% Funded
Funds Raised$492 Impact10,000

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 best…

4% Funded
Funds Raised$205 Impact5,000