Although it’s considered a basic need — and a human right — not everyone has access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. Our United Action bundles the very best performing nonprofits working to improve WASH around the world, so you can donate to several solutions at once.
Donate to this United Action to make your money as effective as possible. Our research team rigorously evaluates each charity, and curates collections of the top performing among them, so you can tackle the same urgent problem with different solutions.
Fight against poverty, from a Christian perspective
Woord en Daad provides clean drinking water, good hygiene and working sanitary facilities in impoverished schools and villages. They raise awareness about water and sanitation and provide WASH-related training to developers, maintenance and drilling companies and salespeople.
A healthy life for all
Simavi empowers women to pursue their rights to live a healthy life free from discrimination, coercion and violence. Working towards a mission to achieve a healthy life for all, they promote and advocate for the right to health.
To enable communities to live in total hygienic environment with reduced diseases and death rates
Hygiene Village Project is a local non-profit that implements water, sanitation and hygiene promotion programmes in Malawi. Their vision is to enable communities to live in a safe environment with reduced disease and death rates. Their projects include installing communal toilets and building specialised menstrual hygiene spaces for women.
providing children in low-acces regions with a healthy start in life
Max Foundation’s mission is to decrease child mortality in children under the age of five by tackling preventable infectious diseases. They provide access to clean drinking water, good sanitation and improve hygiene conditions for mother and children. They use an integrated approach of WASH and healthcare services.
Improving health, reducing poverty & changing lives for good with safe water
Village Water works with district, provincial and national partners in Zambia & Mozambique. By supporting local solutions they aim to improve water, sanitation and hygiene. Together with local authorities, they co-design projects that will benefit the community, whilst also strengthening a wider district plan.
provides a future for children in need
Help a Child supports children, families and communities in need by strengthening communities to improve the well-being of children and youth in a sustainable way. Their projects frequently include a W.A.S.H approach, strengthening community health units and water resource management committees to promote hygiene, health and sanitations to enhance children’s well-being.
In each of the United Actions below, you’ll find curated collections of top-performing charities, all tackling the same urgent problem from different angles.
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