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60% of water wells in Africa do not work. 100% of ours do, and they are providing a foundation for prosperity for our partner communities.

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It’s a wrap! Our annual Village Match Campaign ended last Friday, raising a total of $18,800 to provide an additional 1,880 people with clean water for decades.

We deeply appreciate our Village Members who tirelessly recruited friends and family to join the Village and expand our community of sustained donors. The Village Match Campaign increased village membership by 26 members, allowing Well Aware to...


USA Today: Why Mary Elizabeth Ellis Fights for Clean Water Abroad

August 1, 2016

The actress known for her comedic roles opens up about how she found her calling in a more serious domain, as an advocate for the less fortunate.

Like so many others, Mary Elizabeth Ellis recognized the need for clean water in faraway places, but it wasn't an urgent concern. Well Aware, an Austin- based nonprofit that funds and implements clean water systems for impoverished communities in Africa, opened her eyes to the...


A Trip Like Never Before: Kenya and the Art of H2O

It’s been just a few days since we returned from our most recent trip to Kenya. I flew away with a heavy heart, wistful to leave our communities behind yet again. The leaving doesn’t get easier, but, with every trip, it does become more meaningful, more empowering.

This trip, in particular, has been a journey I’m certain none of us will ever forget.



The Well Aware team is deeply honored to announce that Austin's "music scene darling" joins our Advisory Council. Erin Ivey has been a long-standing supporter of our clean water efforts and awareness, and she is now serving as an advisor to our Executive Director on matters of community awareness, event strategy, project management and constituent cultivation. We are overjoyed to have Erin's support and ambassadorship for our cause and the...


On The Dot Woman: Well Aware Founder and Executive Director Fights for Clean Water in a New Way

August 1, 2016

WOMAN TO WATCH: Sarah Evans, Founder and Executive Director of Well Aware

Today’s Woman to Watch is trying to find a solution to that scary problem. Her name is Sarah Evans and she’s the founder and executive director of Well Aware, a nonprofit aimed at creating sustainable solutions to water scarcity and contamination in Africa.

Evans was born in Australia and attended law school at Southern...

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