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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Browse programs to discover how Waves For Water helps communities around the world.
Support a Program
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2. Start a fundraiser
3. Share a program with friends
Whether it’s through a Donation, Fundraiser or Sharing Stories even the smallest actions can help.
One thing we love about doing this work are the connections made while out in the field. And over time these connections have multiplied and developed into a strong collective…
With the arrival of the 2014 World Cup in Brasil we were excited to announce our partnership with Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr., his institute and PayPal. With the goal…
As a field based organization spending 20+ days a month on the road is normal. As a result, we’ve become very good at narrowing down exactly what we need, and…
Clinical Research Management
In 2014, the Ebola epidemic struck in West Africa, infecting more than 28,000 individuals and causing more than 11,000 deaths. At the height of the epidemic, W4W was involved in…
Hope for Haiti
Hope for Haiti’s holistic model of sustainable community development aims to address nationwide problems, including poverty, malnutrition, access to education, healthcare, clean water, erosion and desertification, and inadequate infrastructure to…
Peru // Flood Relief Initiative
An abnormal El Nino has caused sudden and abnormal warming of the waters off the coast of Peru, leading to 10 times more rain this season than last. From the…
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!
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…
Kandui Villas // 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.…
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…
Hurricane Odile // Emergency Disaster Response
A recent storm, developing off the coast of Mexico, was supposed to go west and generate waves for the Hurley Pro at Trestles. It didn't. Instead, on September 14 Hurricane…
MFG Cyclocross // Project 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…
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…
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…
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 PROJECTS.