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We are a Christian non-profit working to end the global water and sanitation crisis. Since 1977, you have helped us reach over 2.5 million with life-saving clean water, sanitation and hygiene.

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Provide an entire village of 300 people with a clean water source and the hygiene and sanitation training to be healthy and thrive.

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Learn how your church can impact the global water crisis while bringing the good news of Jesus to unreached people.

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Everyone has a role to play in building a healthy village. See how it all fits together.

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2018 Climb for Clean Water


Start planning now for the adventure of a lifetime. Join us in 2018 as we climb Kilimanjaro to bring safe water to the people of Uganda.

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Solving sanitation issues in Africa with Healthy Homes
Thursday, July 6, 2017

How a Village in Africa Solved Sanitation Issues with Healthy Homes

Sanitation issues deeply impact lives in Africa. In places like rural Uganda where Medi lives, only 17% of the population have access to improved sanitation. But people like Medi are…

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“No matter how much food and health care is given to aid the poor in developing countries, it is simply a band-aid if they still drink contaminated water…. Lifewater International offers continual hope and health.”

Ted Yamamori

Former President,
Food for the Hungry

“For over 40 years, Lifewater has been investing in local solutions through African leadership and enabling high quality WASH programming combined with African innovation; this results in impact and sustainability that will far outlast our presence there.”

Jena Nardella

Blood:Water Mission

“Stuff isn’t enough and Lifewater gets that. Development is more than hardware – the wells and latrines. It is the whole process of relationships, accompaniment and education. It is walking together, and Lifewater truly walks with the poor.”

Bryant Myers, PhD

Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, Author of Walking with the Poor