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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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Brazil Flood Relief

Mtn. Region, Rio State - Brazil

Waves For Water and Agua Pura joined forces to bring clean water to victims of devastating floods in Brazil. Brazil is dealing with what they’re calling one of their worst…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$10,000 Impact20,000
This project has reached its goal!

Operation Indonesia

Sumatra and Mentawais - Indonesia

Waves for Water and Surf Aid International coordinate efforts to aid and distribute water filtration systems to Padang and villages of Sumatra destroyed by a 7.6 magnitude earthquake and the…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$6,000 Impact10,000
This project has reached its goal!

Project Pakistan // Phase - I


On July 28, a monsoon of biblical proportions thrashed the Islamic Republic of Pakistan creating the largest humanitarian crisis in modern history. Twenty million people were ravaged by a mountain…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$10,000 Impact65,000
This project has reached its goal!

Game Changer // Haiti Phase I

Bigonet and Leogane - Haiti

Waves for Water and Nike distribute “Game Changer Kits” throughout Haiti. These kits allow the community and youth to get involved through athletics and education. The state of things in Haiti…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$2,000 Impact4,000
This project has reached its goal!

Project Haiti // UN Military

UN Bases - Haiti

Waves for Water is working hand-in-hand with the United Nations and key leaders from communities to distribute clean drinking water solutions throughout Haiti. This project really is set up for success.…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$375,000 Impact105,000

Flint Water Crisis

Flint, Michigan

Greetings W4W Family, Many of you have reached out asking for us to respond to the current water crisis in Flint, Michigan. After rigorous analysis of the situation, we’d like to…

Partner Funded
Funds Raised$1,618

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…

69% Funded
Funds Raised$2,055 Impact3,000
This project has reached its goal!

The Bali Project

Little Sumba - Bali

Indonesia is seen as a premier surf destination/travel spot for the surf community. Though its pristine breaks draw surfers every year, more than 100 million Indonesians lack access to clean…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$25,000 Impact50,000

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.

60% Funded
Funds Raised$598,946 Impact500,000

Hurricane Sandy Relief Initiative

Northeastern Seaboard - United States

Waves for Water has coordinated a full-fledged Hurricane Relief Initiative in response to Super Storm Sandy that has absolutely decimated the North Eastern seaboard. Though we normally focus on clean…

Open Funding
Funds Raised$1,436,485
This project has reached its goal!

Japan Disaster Relief

Tokyo - Japan

The decision to launch a relief effort for Japan came easy. Just one glimpse of the news after the March 11th quake/tsunami hit, triggered every sensor I have for this…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$8,000 Impact20,000

Fiji // Cyclone Winston Relief Initiative

Viti Levu - Fiji

Waves For Water is mobilizing to help with the disaster relief in Viti Levu, Fiji where tens of thousands of people are still homeless after Cyclone Winston hit the…

47% Funded
Funds Raised$23,550 Impact50,000

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. Jon will…

46% Funded
Funds Raised$4,590 Impact10,000
This project has reached its goal!

Chile Relief Effort


A massive earthquake and tsunami hit on February 27. The earthquake and tidal wave damage is devastating. The epicenter was just 5km from Save The Waves Coastkeeper office. Friends, colleagues…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$25,000 Impact20,000
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