Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it

How Water Scarcity Breeds Violence

Wednesday, February 14th, 2024by Jamie Heminway

Where essential resources are scarce, the likelihood of violence of any type goes up. When people get desperate, they fight with others to secure enough resources for themselves and the ones they love. Constant strife, or even constant discomfort, is bound to make anyone irritable.  This concept makes sense intuitively. But it’s still shocking to […]


Change Happens Once People Get Access to Water

Wednesday, January 31st, 2024by Jamie Heminway

Like rings that expand outwards from a drop of water in a pool, big changes start to happen once The Water Project installs a new protected water source in a community.


From Water Scarcity to Abundance: How Solar Technology Enabled a Community That Once Suffered Without Water to Sell It for Profit

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023by Jamie Heminway

In the past, The Water Project has ventured into solar-powered water sources in both Southeast Kenya and Sierra Leone. Now, seeing the incredible impact of solar projects on communities where water used to be miles away, we’re researching how to incorporate solar technology into more of our projects in the future.  “Piped water can be […]