WaterCan has supported small-scale sustainable water and sanitation projects serving over one million children, women and men in 32 developing countries.
Today, WaterCan focuses its efforts exclusively in four east African countries—Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. With this targeted focus on one of the poorest regions of the world, WaterCan aims to deliver clean water and basic sanitation to those in greatest need while significantly reducing administrative costs. This approach ensures that every dollar you donate has the greatest possible impact!
Clean Water for Schools projects address appalling water and sanitation conditions in east African primary schools in an effort to create healthy and safe learning environments where students will thrive.
Clean Water for All projects help to combat global poverty by working with poor urban and rural communities to find water and sanitation solutions that work best for them.
Shock FACTor: More than 45.8 million people in Ethiopia don't have access to clean drinking water!
Shock FACTor: More than 5000 children die each day from dirty water and inadequate sanitation!
Shock FACTor: Women and girls travel an average of 6km a day to collect water!
Shock FACTor: In Uganda, residence of rural villages are 4 times less likely to have access to clean drinking water than those living in urban areas!