We are Well Aware

We fund and implement lasting clean water systems to drive development and empower communities in East Africa. To date, we continue to maintain a 100% success rate across all 100+ water projects, compared with the industry average of 40%.

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We are Well Aware

We fund and implement lasting clean water systems to drive development and empower communities in East Africa. To date, we continue to maintain a 100% success rate across all 100+ water projects, compared with the industry average of 40%.

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From water, springs life.

Providing reliable access to clean water produces a Ripple Effect of impact, empowering our partner communities to grow and thrive.

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It takes a Village.

Together, we have the power to create a world where every human has access to the basic right of clean water.

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We made the list! Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas

Well Aware was named a finalist in the Developing World Technology category and an honorable mention in the Water category for the Well Beyond App — the first and only patent-pending diagnostics and maintenance app developed to ensure long-term success for water projects.

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Well Aware Events

Our team hosts a variety of events throughout the year, and we welcome new guests and our loyal friends.

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#DYK โ€˜Rafikiโ€™ means โ€˜friendโ€™ in Swahili? ๐Ÿ’™ AND our annual Rafiki Trip to East Africa is back? ๐ŸŒ

Supporters of Well Aware are currently in the field with our team witnessing our clean water mission first-hand. This is our first Rafiki trip since 2019 and we are so grateful for the chance to introduce our Rafikis to our partner communities and the work they help support. ๐Ÿ’ง

Stay tuned for project updates from the field as we drill a new well, visit past projects, and more!

Interested in becoming a Well Aware Rafiki some day? Visit the link in our bio to learn more..
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๐Ÿ“ท: Lindsey Reed
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#rafiki #travelwithus #trip #community #awareness #support #cleanwater #kenya #nonprofit
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Project highlight: Tangi Nyeusi โœจ

This week we are implementing a new clean water well at Tangi Nyeusi Primary School in Kenya, benefitting 200 students and 400 community members! ๐Ÿ’ง Previously, this community had a shallow hand pump well, but it broke down in 2018, so they have been walking to fetch drinking water from a dam 3km away. Currently, vomiting and diarrhea are common illnesses seen in Tangi Nyeusi due to the contaminated water.

Soon, though, this will all change. ๐Ÿ‘ With the new well, disease rates will drop and the community will thrive with clean water. Our team is currently en route to this community and we canโ€™t wait to share updates throughout this upcoming week. Stay tuned! ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ’™
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#project #community #updates #followalong #cleanwater #waterislife #humanright #kenya #health
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Did you know that for every $15 donated, weโ€™re able to provide one person lasting, clean water? ๐Ÿ’ง

If youโ€™re looking to be a part of the impact, consider creating a fundraiser by running a 5k, celebrating your birthday, or hosting a lemonade stand! We can provide resources to help you get started and track your progress.

Visit our website to learn more! (link in bio) ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿค
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๐Ÿ“ท: Lindsey Reed
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#cleanwater #jointhevillage #wellaware #austin #eastafrica #donate #give #support #community
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Good hygiene practices and improved sanitation are only possible once a community has reliable access to clean water. ๐Ÿ’ง

This can have positive socio-economic impacts, especially for girls who are more likely than boys to miss school when they reach puberty due to lack of sanitation facilities with clean water (WHO and UNICEF 2019) ๐ŸŒ
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๐Ÿ“ท: Joseph Mbagia
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#waterfactwednesday #cleanwater #nonprofit #equality #women #girls #humanrights #waterproject #eastafrica #sanitation
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Staff Spotlight! ๐Ÿ’™

Kathryn is our Lead Engineer and has worked with Well Aware since 2013, helping design many of our water systems. She is also the co-founder and COO of Well Beyond, our social enterprise subsidiary company that developed a groundbreaking app for water system diagnostics and maintenance. ๐Ÿšฐ Kathryn is pioneering this innovative technology to enable the long-term success of water projects in developing regions.

We are so thankful for her expertise and compassion that has helped us build sustainable, lasting clean water systems for so many communities. ๐Ÿ’ง๐ŸŒ
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๐Ÿ“ท: Manny Pandya
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#staffspotlight #team #engineer #waterindustry #cleanwater #nonprofit #wellbeyond #saas #technology #humanright
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Access to clean, reliable water systems allows communities to minimize tensions and conflict over resources. With clean water as a long-term community anchor, future generations are able to grow and develop in more peaceful environments. ๐Ÿ’ง๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ’™
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๐Ÿ“ท: Joseph Mbagia
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#cleanwater #community #peace #growth #futuregenerations #equality #love
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Well Aware has been named a 2022 Classy Awards winner in the Social Innovation category! ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ’™

Well Aware was chosen as one of the most impactful programs of the year from over 1,700 applications. Hosted by @classy_org , these awards honor todayโ€™s most innovative nonprofit organizations and is one of the largest social impact awards in the country.

โ€œCongratulations to Well Aware who joins a prestigious group of 2022 Classy Award Winners who are embracing new ideas and solving todayโ€™s toughest challenges.โ€ - Soraya Alexander, Classyโ€™s Chief Operating Officer. Read the full press release at the link in our bio! โœจ
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#classyawards2022 #classy #nonprofit #platform #innovation #socialinnovation #humanrights
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Meet Albanus ๐Ÿ‘‹

This 13-year-old student from Katumani, Kenya loves going to school because it โ€œhas the best teachers and good moralsโ€. Because fetching water is one of his duties at home, Albanus used to walk 2km in a day to supply water for his family. Now that there is a rainwater catchment and purification system at his school, he is able to collect water for his family on his way home after a long day of learning math, his favorite subject. ๐Ÿ“š

โ€œWater is life. Water is something a person cannot live without.โ€ ๐Ÿ’ง
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๐Ÿ“ท: Joseph Mbagia
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#facesofwater #impactstory #cleanwater #agriculture #nonprofit #atx #kenya #community
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โ€œTo be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.โ€ -Ralph Waldo Emerson โœจ
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๐Ÿ“ท: Brett Buchanan
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#inspirationalquote #beyourself #motivation #atx #nonprofit #beyou #cleanwater
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Access to clean water affects a childโ€™s health tremendously- their hygiene, physical development, nutrition, ability to attend school, etc. Yet, 450 million children live in areas of high or extremely high water vulnerability. (UNICEF)

We are committed to improving not only the health of children in our East African partner communities, but also providing them with the opportunities they deserve. And it starts with clean water. ๐Ÿ’ง
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๐Ÿ“ท: Lindsey Reed
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#health #community #cleanwater #basicright #children #fightforcleanwater #atx #nonprofit #kenya
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