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Revolutionizing Access to Clean Water with charity: water

When we think of global issues that demand immediate attention, access to clean water often floats to the top, a crucial component of health and survival. While there are plenty of organizations doing their part, charity: water has distinguished itself on a global scale, not just as a provider of clean water but as a pioneer in transparency, innovation, and impact. So, come along as Artesian Bottleless Water takes a deep dive into why we support this charity and how we hope to make waves in responding to the global water crisis.

Charity: water and Its Revolutionary Mission

charity: water is a non-profit organization on a mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to people around the world. Launched in 2006, it is as much a story of idealism as it is of innovation. The organization’s founder, Scott Harrison, drew from his experience in the nightlife scene of New York City to build a charity that redefined how we think about philanthropy.

charity: water not only funds clean water projects but also emphasizes empowering local communities. They believe that when communities gain access to clean water, they experience a transformation that ripples out across all aspects of society.

The Core Vision of charity: water

The core vision of charity: water is a world where every person has access to clean water. Beyond the grandeur of this goal lies their pragmatism—solving the water crisis one community at a time. Through innovative and transparent fundraising models, they’ve sparked global participation in their mission from some of your favorite brands, such as Caterpillar, J.Crew, Google, Adidas, and many others.

Why charity: water Stands Out in Philanthropy

Charity: water has not only redefined charity but has set a new standard in what it means to be transparent, impact-driven, and innovative in the sector. The organization’s bold approach is a hallmark of transparency.

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They pledge that 100% of public donations directly fund water projects. This is achieved through a separate fund—The Well—created to cover administrative costs. Donors can track their specific project’s progress, see the location, learn about the implementing partners, and witness the impact of their giving through GPS-tagged media.

Impact-First Approach

charity: water is lauded for its commitment to impact. Each water project is meticulously tracked, and its effectiveness is recorded. charity: water maps every completed project on Google Maps with GPS coordinates, photos and information about the community served. Supporters can see exactly where charity: water works, the types of projects they fund, and how many people have received clean water. Through meticulous reporting, transparent communication. and powerful storytelling, charity: water constantly strives to deepen the connection between supporters and the impact they’re making around the world

Innovation in Clean Water Solutions

The charity is not just innovative in its approach to transparency but also technology and finding solutions. It supports a broad range of water projects, from building fully equipped deep water wells to utilizing bio sand filters, rainwater catchments, and piped systems, tailored to the specific needs of the community. The charity seeks the most efficient and sustainable way to provide clean water, informed by local resources and conditions.

Elevating Lives: The Human-centric Reasons Behind charity: water’s Mission

One of the most compelling reasons charity: water works tirelessly to provide access to clean water is the disproportionate burden on women and children in obtaining this essential resource. In several communities, it’s not uncommon for women and young girls to shoulder the responsibility of collecting water, a task that often requires them to travel miles each way to the nearest water source. This daily journey is not only time-consuming but can also be dangerous, exposing them to potential harm and preventing them from pursuing education or employment opportunities.

By focusing on creating local water sources, charity: water makes profound changes to the quality of life in these communities. A well or a clean water system within the vicinity means that women and girls can redirect their time to education, cultivating skills, and investing in their futures. The impacts extend beyond just accessibility; it sparks a positive transformation in gender equality, community health, and economic development. When given the chance to learn and grow, these women and girls can help break the cycles of poverty and contribute significantly to the prosperity of their communities. Through this focused effort, charity: water’s mission transcends the act of providing water—it’s about sowing the seeds for a future where everyone, regardless of gender, has the opportunity to thrive.

Impact Stories That Inspire

Success stories from charity: water demonstrate that clean water is not just a resource; it is a catalyst for improved health, economic development, gender equality, and education. One community’s access to clean water sparks a ripple effect that uplifts an entire region.

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Additionally, charity: water’s commitment to long-term efficiency means that the impact of a well or water point isn’t ephemeral. Their focus on sustainability ensures that communities continue to benefit from clean water long into the future. By remaining invested and involved in the communities with water wells, charity: water remains at the forefront of global efforts to bring water to all communities around the world.

Join the Wave of Philanthropy with charity: water

Through the Bottleless Nation Charitable Foundation, Artesian Bottleless Water is proud to be a supporter of charity: water. This organization has not just brought water to the thirsty but has revolutionized how we engage with philanthropy. It’s a model of transparency, efficiency, and innovation that sets the bar high for giving back.

We look forward to sharing the progress of our donation with all of you water warriors in
the coming weeks!