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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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Operation Ruby Relief

Philippines

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…

23% Funded
Funds Raised$11,621 Impact100,000
This project has reached its goal!

YIO for Haiti

Haiti

Earlier this month, Hurricane Matthew violently struck Haiti and resulted in the country’s largest humanitarian emergency since the 2010 earthquake. The latest figures confirmed 546 deaths and hundreds more injured.…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$8,100 Impact10,000

Ethiopia // Hamlin Fistula Hospital

Ethiopia

Project Photo credit - Ellen Mauro, CBC News Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Floods, Disease, Droughts: nature being nature. Without these extreme events, life for many people is difficult, but doable. Add…

21% Funded
Funds Raised$4,240 Impact20,000

Achuar // Amazon

Ecuador

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

24% Funded
Funds Raised$2,435 Impact10,000

Shore to Shore

Nicaragua

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…

16% Funded
Funds Raised$2,427 Impact15,000

Chile Fire Relief

Chile

For more than two weeks, Chile has been dealing with the worst fires in the country’s history. Fueled by a record-breaking heat wave, low humidity and high winds, over a…

22% Funded
Funds Raised$10,865 Impact50,000

ESE EJJA, PERUVIAN AMAZON

Peru

Most people we talk to don't know who the Ese Ejja are. When Jade Moyano first arrived to Peru, she didn't either. While 45% of the population of Peru is…

34% Funded
Funds Raised$3,435 Impact15,000
This project has reached its goal!

Waves For Awassa // Project Ethiopia

Ethiopia - Africa

OUR MISSION: We believe safe drinking water is a basic human right – that children around the world shouldn’t have to play Russian Roulette every time they take a sip…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$20,435 Impact20,000

Wellness For Haiti

Port Au Prince - Haiti

Although it has been close to three years since the devastating earthquake that brought Haiti to its knees, there is still much to be done. It is easy to externalize…

49% Funded
Funds Raised$24,534 Impact100,000

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…

64% Funded
Funds Raised$16,066 Impact60,000
This project has reached its goal!

North Korea Project

Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea - North Korea

In October 2012 Waves For Water went to North Korea (aka Democratic People's Republic of Korea). We arrived in Pyongyang with duffel bags of water filters in-hand and made our…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$7,725 Impact5,000

Project Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone - Africa

Water supply in Sierra Leone is characterized by limited access to safe drinking water. Majority of rural population must use traditional sources for drinking water: rivers, lakes, ponds, streams. The…

99% Funded
Funds Raised$39,403 Impact20,000
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$100,803 Impact80,000

Sede De Vencer // Phase 1

Brazil

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. Together we will bring clean water to over eighty-five thousand Brazilians living in cities…

Partner Funded
Funds Raised$0

Colombia Campaign // Cartagena

Colombia

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

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