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
1. Donate to a program
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.
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…
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…
Angola // Phase 1
PROBLEM - In Angola, access to safe water is extremely limited, and 90% of water is contaminated with fecal matter. Less than 40% of Angolans in rural areas have access…
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…
Sumba, Indonesia is a remote island east of Bali that has been making a name for itself through pristine landscapes and amazing surf breaks. Sumba is also one of 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…