- Top charities
Published: November 2010
There are a wide variety of approaches to improving water sources. Some charities focus on creating or improving public water points, while others aim to bring water into the home via tap connections. In addition to reducing the effort necessary to collect water, these programs aim to improve health, particularly by reducing diarrhea incidence.3
We feel that the success of a water project depends heavily on the following:
In 2011, we identified 43 water charities and visited their websites to determine whether they published information online to answer the above question. By and large, we found limited information that answered our questions. We ultimately contacted six organizations and our reviews of 4 of them are still pending. Details available on our process for finding water charities page.
As of November 2011, we do not have a water charity that we can confidently recommend to donors.