Well Aware is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with headquarters in Austin, Texas that provides innovative and sustainable solutions to water scarcity and contamination in Africa. We fund and implement life-saving water systems to drive economic development and build self-sufficient communities. Learn More
Every 90 seconds, a child dies from a preventable water born disease
DISEASE RATES DECREASE
EDUCATION RATES INCREASE
EDUCATION RATES FOR GIRLS INCREASE
Since our first project was implemented in 2010, we have doubled our project capacity every year, and we have growing teams of experts who ensure our projects are completed on time, with integrity, and with the most cost-effective use of donor dollars. Our project planning and execution includes thorough technical evaluation and oversight, strategic nonprofit partnerships to further community success, hygiene and sanitation training, and community empowerment and support. Well Aware conducts regular evaluations of all completed projects, but most of our partner communities no longer need us. Read about our teams implementing our work and the partner organizations we have selected to increase our impact.
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In addition to our Brand Partnership opportunities, Well Aware has sponsorship options for events and programs we have throughout the year. Click below to learn more about available sponsorship packages for all of our upcoming events! Learn More
Every June, Well Aware travels to east Africa with a special group of people. We call them “Rafikis” (Swahili for friends). These wonderful people are all Well Aware Village Members or long time donors and have taken this big step to join our journey overseas to see, first-hand, the work that we do.
The Rafiki trips are very memorable, often exhausting, and always inspiring. Each new traveler plays a role in our work while we are there, and the friendships made in the field are infinite.
This past trip was no different, and it was probably our most...more
Alejandra Hinojosa, Communications
This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual Crawfish Boil Bonanza on The Lake. The event is always open to the public with the purchase of a ticket, but this year it brought together family and friends for a memorable day taking place at the Marina on Scenic Drive in Austin, Texas.
Our gracious host Bo Rodman was welcoming and hospitable enough to provide Crawfish, beverages, live music, lake activities, local celebrities, and tons of friends. We’re overjoyed to have been able to meet and socialize with so many great people throughout the...more
Mary Knothe, Communications
This year, Well Aware hosted our most successful Shower Strike to date. We were able to raise over 30% more than our last record year with our 240 Shower Strikers and 49 teams. The dedication of these amazing people allowed us to impact the lives of more than 24,000 people. Starting today, 24,000 more people in our world will gain access to clean, drinkable water.
One Shower Striker in particular added more than just a few drops in the bucket for our campaign. Mary Ellen Fine made a wave this Shower Strike and became the very first recipient of Well Aware’s Ripple Effect...more
May 8, 2018
The Bellingen Shire Courier-Sunmore
May 1, 2018