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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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Sulawesi Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Initiative


Today, Waves For Water is launching, SETRI, a disaster relief initiative, in response to the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian city of Palu and the surrounding areas on…

63% Funded
Funds Raised$25,006 Impact40,000

Rohingya Refugee Relief Initiative

As Monsoon season is approaching, over half a million Rohingya refugees have fled from religious persecution and potential genocide in Myanmar. Due to ethnic and cultural differences, the Rohingya have…

26% Funded
Funds Raised$13,180 Impact50,000

Caribbean Hurricane Relief Initiative

Caribbean Islands

After launching our initial response to Hurricane Irma, we were cautiously standing by, watching Hurricane Maria’s rapid increase in power, elevating it from a Category 1 hurricane to a Category…

97% Funded
Funds Raised$971,475 Impact1,000,000

Sierra Leone // Flood Relief Initiative

Sierra Leone

Shine on Sierra Leone and Waves For Water are launching an emergency response initiative in Sierra Leone. In the early morning hours of August 14, 2017, Freetown, Sierra Leone awoke…

94% Funded
Funds Raised$28,317 Impact30,000

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 Achuar. The Achuar territory is…

16% Funded
Funds Raised$16,023 Impact100,000

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…

72% Funded
Funds Raised$143,452 Impact200,000

Hurricane Matthew Relief Initiative


Ladies and Gentleman, today we are finally getting accurate reports on the true impact of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. The southern coastal region is absolutely devastated. The main issue right…

62% Funded
Funds Raised$93,403 Impact150,000

Back to the Field

Costa Rica

At Waves For Water we have always viewed ourselves as a bridge to the permanent solution. By reducing the impact that a lack of clean water has on a community,…

9% Funded
Funds Raised$2,310 Impact25,000

CWC Nepal Women's Initiative


The Clean Water Corps is proud to announce our initiative giving female veteran team members and military wives the opportunity to work together and make a global impact. Our women…

8% Funded
Funds Raised$760 Impact0

Ecuador // Earthquake Relief Initiative


As many of you are probably aware by now, a 7.8 earthquake rocked Ecuador Saturday evening, buckling overpasses, causing houses to collapse, and knocking out power in Guayaquil, Ecuador's most…

55% Funded
Funds Raised$54,994 Impact1,000,000

Tropical Storm Lidia Response Initiative

Los Cabos – Baja Calfornia Sur

On the evening of September 1, Tropical Storm Lidia swept over Mexico’s Lower Baja Peninsula, causing devastating destruction to the region. The storm brought over a year’s worth of rain…

75% Funded
Funds Raised$44,997 Impact30,000

Nepal Relief Initiative


Friends & Family of W4W, I'd like to take this opportunity to officially announce that Waves For Water is mobilizing an urgent clean­water disaster relief initiative in response to the earthquake…

91% Funded
Funds Raised$317,925 Impact350,000
This project has reached its goal!

Project Pine Ridge // America

Pine Ridge - South Dakota

This dispatch is a little longer than ones I’ve done in the past – which is very indicative of how much it impacted me. It’s been one of the most…

100% Funded
Funds Raised$9,000 Impact28,700

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…

96% Funded
Funds Raised$43,386 Impact45,000
This project has reached its goal!

Project Amazon

Amacapa - Brazilian Amazon

The concept for our mission to the Amazon was simple – Do what we love and help along the way. We surfed the infamous Pororoca (tidal bore wave created by…

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