What guides our work
Lifewater seeks to be the hands and feet of Jesus among the world’s most marginalized communities. Our values are our compass; they help us remember the who, why, and how of our work.
For more than 40 years, Lifewater has been bringing clean water, improved health, and the hope of the gospel to families living in extreme poverty. Since 1977, we’ve served more than 3 million people across 45 countries. Here’s how Lifewater is unique.
We see people and poverty in the context of God’s love and restoration. This worldview shapes everything we do.Learn about our worldview>
We serve in hard-to-reach places where families that are most vulnerable live. We pursue the last and the least.Read about Where We Work >
When combined, safe Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices can help make clean water sustainable and nearly eliminate waterborne diseases.Learn More about WASH >
Real change happens when communities actively participate. We work on local and regional levels to create change that lasts.Learn More about Sustainability >
We measure, analyze, and report results online to ensure our activities are making a lasting and transformative impact.Learn about Impact Assessment >
Appropriate Safe Water Technology
We construct appropriate, long-lasting, safe water solutions which utilize local ingenuity, readily available supplies, and materials that community leaders can access.Read 5 Types of Safe Water >