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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

  • 1 in 10 people lack access
  • to clean water
  • Women and girls spend 6 hours
  • every day collecting water

Every 90 seconds, a child dies from a preventable water born disease

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Well Aware builds 100% sustainable wells and water systems


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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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International Women's Day Celebration

March 8, 2018 5:30pm

Join the Well Aware Village and Greg Davis - National Geographic Creative Photographer for a celebration of International Women's Day! Admission is free.

Well Aware, an Austin-based nonprofit, has been empowering women and girls in east Africa and locally for the past eight years, and our Village has been an integral part of this work.

Greg Davis has traveled with Well Aware to Kenya twice to document our...


The past two months have been very busy and so inspiring. Well Aware’s Holiday Concert was the most successful (and most fun) event we have had, and we were overjoyed by your response to our year-end giving campaign.


Well Aware announced that Hollywood actress and producer, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and award-winning photographer and filmmaker, Greg Davis will be the first to receive the Well Aware Global Impact Award and Ambassador of the Year Award at the Well Aware holiday event on December 9th at Impact Hub Austin on Monroe Ave.

“Both Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Greg Davis have contributed so much to the success of our organization and our ability to provide clean water for life for more than 180,000 people, ” says Sarah Evans, CEO and Founder of Well Aware. “As an advocate for us, Ellis has impacted...


Well Aware had the pleasure of hosting our 2nd annual fall benefit golf tournament to help those who are in need of clean water. Located in the beautiful Hills of Lakeway Golf Course, over 40 tournament participants, including a whole host of volunteers and sponsors helped to make the tournament truly an evening to remember.

We would like to give our most sincere thank you to all the board members who tirelessly gave their time, effort, and heart to helping make this evening successful, and we would like to specially thank Paul Markovich for going above and beyond in assisting every...


From Grace to Grass.

Written by Well Aware community manager, Karen Kavete:

Meet Mrs. Nzioka the deputy head teacher at Mutaki primary school. Mutaki is approximately 110 km East of Nairobi. Mutaki owes its history to the late Mutaki, who on his death bed donated a small portion of his land (roughly less than 40x80 acre) to the community to build a public school. This was to reduce the 20 km daily return trip covered by children on bare feet to the nearest local school - Imale.

The first and only classroom existing as till 2014 was constructed...


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