Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it


Monday, January 23rd, 2023by Courtney Feild

  January 23, 2023 PRESS RELEASE VIHIGA COUNTY, WESTERN KENYA – On January 20th, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Water Project, a U.S.-based NGO building sustainable water projects to bring clean, safe, and reliable water to the communities of Vihiga County.  “The signing of the […]


Context matters to achieve safe water for 1.6 billion people

Friday, July 2nd, 2021by Tom Murphy

More people around the world have access to safely managed water than ever before. The percentage of people with safe water at home increased from 70 percent in 2016 to 74 percent in 2020, according to a new report from the UN’s Joint Monitoring Program. But there is still more work to be done. The rate […]


Making transparency easy, fast, and free

Monday, August 24th, 2020by Tom Murphy

The Water Project has been sharing public, near-real-time water point functionality data on its website through bespoke API integration with mWater for many years now. Supporters, partners, and served communities have ready access to our entire water point directory with detailed reporting for each site that includes an mWater-powered historical record of each water point’s […]


Master Pools Guild – Brand Partner

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018by Lisa McAllister

We had the pleasure of speaking with Teri Wiltshire, Special Projects Manager of Master Pools Guild (MPG) and Carla Sovernigo, President/CFO of Alka Pool and past Chairwomen of MPG to learn more about their organization and commitment to providing clean water to communities in need. Master Pools Guild has partnered with The Water Project since 2015, […]


Bio Ouster – Brand Partner

Monday, April 23rd, 2018by Lisa McAllister

Bio Ouster is all about clean water.  It’s more than just their business – it’s their passion! They are a leader in household water treatment of hot tubs, swimming pools, jetted bathtubs, washing machines and water filtration systems.  In 2018, through a partnership with The Water Project, they expanded their clean water impact to include […]


Jade Yoga – Brand Partner

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018by Lisa McAllister

Jade Yoga has been a supporter of The Water Project since 2011. Jade is committed to making the world’s best performing, most environmentally friendly yoga products and giving back to the earth with every product sold – including clean water! We had the opportunity to speak with Dean Jerrehian of Jade Yoga about his commitment […]


New App: Impact Snapshot, now available!

Friday, April 21st, 2017by Lisa McAllister

We think you should meet the people you are helping. In seconds, you can. Our newest tool to connect you, your giving and the people you serve is now available in the App Store and Google play. Read more about Impact Snapshot and download it for free today!  


The Water Project Now Accepting Donations Using Apple Pay

Monday, November 14th, 2016by Lisa McAllister

Concord, NH —November 14, 2016— The Water Project, a nonprofit providing clean, safe water and sanitation programs to communities in developing countries, brings supporters the ability to donate at TheWaterProject.org with Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to donate that’s fast and convenient.


Q1 2016 Project Highlight

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016by Lisa McAllister

We’re excited to report 2016 is off to a great start! This quarter, The Water Project and our partners have completed 25 projects with 35 currently under construction! That’s amazing and it’s all thanks to our incredible supporters and fundraisers – YOU! Our quarterly project highlight comes to us from Chimoroni Primary School located in the […]


The Water Promise Update

Thursday, November 5th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

At The Water Project, we’ve always taken pride in being one of the first to report transparently about your specific giving impact through photos, in-depth project descriptions, stories, GPS coordinates and follow-up updates. Now we are taking another leap forward, enabling even more robust monitoring and resolution to ensure the promise of water keeps flowing.