$74,135 in Grants

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Water Charities Fundraising today announced the award of $74,135 in grants to charitable organizations working to provide clean water and reliable infrastructure in communities around the world.

The 2017 grants included Water Environment Federation Students and Young Professionals and the following Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) charities:



Project Location

Project Description

University of South Florida International Development Engineering


Tamatave, Madagascar

Wellhead lead contamination rehabilitation

Global H2O


Northern Uganda

Latrine installation

Kids Connection Haiti


Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Education of four students specializing in water and sanitation

Water Environment Federation Students and Young Professionals


WEFTEC host cities

Maintain and deliver WEF service projects

Wine to Water


Wondo Genet, Ethiopia

Well rehabilitation

World Water Relief


Mirebalais, Haiti

Water filter installation

Engineers Without Borders – Greater Cincinnati


Greater Buseesa, Uganda

Well construction

Engineers Without Borders – Stevens Institute


Long Khat, Thailand

Drinking water pipeline construction

Wine to Water


Shree Rasht Riya Madhyamika, Nepal

Water conveyance

Laura Grosso, Executive Director of Kids Connection Haiti reacted to the award saying, “We have been able to help — thanks to you — people envision a new future for themselves”.

In the past five years, Water Charities Fundraising provided more than $205,000 in grants.