Global Water Overview
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Founded in 1982, Global Water is a volunteer-based, international, non-profit humanitarian organization. We’re focused on creating safe water supplies, sanitation facilities and hygiene-related facilities for rural villagers in developing countries. We believe the lack of safe drinking water and sanitation facilities are the root causes of hunger, disease and poverty throughout the developing world. Our water projects have an immediate life-changing impact, particularly for women and children, who have the responsibility to gather water for their families every day of their lives. Successful Global Water projects utilize water and sanitation as a tool to create sustainable socioeconomic development in these poor rural communities.
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Global Water does incredible work for the neediest people on this planet. Not only do they bring clean water to those who are suffering, but they also do it in a sustainable, culturally sensitive way. The volunteers are some of the most compassionate and intelligent people I know. In addition, ... more »
Global Water stands behind its motto of changing the world one "drop" at a time. Although a small NGO, they are long on hard work, enthusiasm and reach, having established numerous local village clean water systems throughout South and Central America largely on their own time, with limited funds ... more »
I joined Global Water (GW) as a board member in 2007. I've spent a great deal of time researching for the right NGO to join and GW thus far has met all my expectations. Among others, GW has an executive director who has the right vision, can inspire others, is committed, and is well-versed in ... more »