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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 East Africa. We fund and implement life-saving water systems to drive economic development and empower 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 waterborne disease
Well Aware builds 100% successful wells and water systems
Well Aware has impacted over a quarter of a million people to date.
Lasting clean water in a community means:
DISEASE RATES DECREASE
EDUCATION RATES INCREASE
EDUCATION RATES FOR GIRLS INCREASE
Since our first project was implemented in 2010, we have increased 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 our own 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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Well Aware has many options for your brand to get involved with our work. We have sponsorship opportunities for events or projects, and a number of activities to engage your employees with clean water impact. Click here to learn more about how you can become a partner! Learn More
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Dear Well Aware Community,
The growing coronavirus pandemic provides a great challenge for us as a global society. Thousands of businesses, individuals, nonprofits, and communities are feeling the devastation this virus has caused and are anxious about what’s to come.
Here at Well Aware, we are feeling the effects as well.
Our biggest fundraising and awareness campaign of the year, Shower Strike, is coming up during a time where personal hygiene and handwashing is of the utmost importance.
We will not ask our Shower Strike participants to stop showering. There are...more
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