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providing safe drinking water 
for everybody

We can't forsee the future, 
but we can change it. 

Safe drinking water is something most of us take for granted, but for 663 million people it is a major burden. As a result, 2000 children die every day from diarrheal diseases, which could be easily prevented. Millions of women are unable to work because they spend a huge amount of time collecting water and caring for their sick children and family members.

All donations to getwater are for the benefit of children and families that suffer from the impact of water borne diseases. getwater supports the use of WADI, a UV-measurement device for Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS). WADI provides safe water very cost-effective, highly scalable and with sustainable impact, because no maintenance is needed. We work in close cooperation with local partner organizations to implement projects where they are needed most. Our partners also ensure training-workshops on WASH-programs (Water, Sanitation and Health) to make sure WADI is used in a correct and efficient way.

 

Our Projects 

Our projects focus on regions of the Global South. 

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WADI

Our drinking water projects are based on the WADI, a UV measurement device developed by HELIOZ GmbH, it visualises the process of solar water disinfection (SODIS). With the WADI we provide families in rural communities of the Global South with safe drinking water without additional costs. 

 

Get Water Global

Through a global network Get Water provides families in Africa and Asia with safe drinking water. Get Water implements projects together with local organizations. 

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Projects