Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world with access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org pioneers market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis — breaking down barriers to give women hope, children health, and families a bright future.
For millions around the world, access to funds stands between them and safe water and sanitation in their home. By connecting people living in poverty with small, affordable loans to install a water tap or toilet, Water.org has helped change the lives of more than 36 million people in 17 countries – unlocking education, economic opportunity and improved health.
Water.org is recognized and awarded for financial transparency with a 95.12 Charity Navigator overall score and a 100% accountability and transparency score. 78% of funds directly support Water.org programs.