Little girl holding two glasses of water - one dirty and one clean

Clean water is so much more than just something to drink

Here's what clean water really means...

Here's what clean water really means...

A group of five adorable young children smiling

Children grow up free of disease.

More children die every year from diarrhea-related disease than any other cause.

A young woman in a pink school uniform standing in front of a chalk board in her classroom, smiling

Girls stay in school when they hit puberty.

Without proper toilet facilities in their schools, many young women are forced to stay home during their periods, making them fall behind and eventually abandon their education.

Women and girls are no longer in physical danger.

Girls walking long distances to fetch water are vulnerable to wild animals and sexual violence.

Children can pursue their education without interruption.

Without a nearby water source, students often bear the burden of water collection for their schools.

Two young children drinking clean water out of a Water Compass water point

Since 2019, our water points have provided


liters of clean water

liters of clean water to the families we serve


We are partnering with 20 primary schools to improve water, sanitation and hygiene standards and practices


4,240 households have invested in new or upgraded toilets to achieve an improved standard of sanitation


Over 21,500 people have moved up the sanitation ladder due to our market-based interventions

men, women & children

Nearly 247,000 people have benefited from our water supply systems and sanitation & hygiene promotion and outreach programs

Download our most recent annual report

2019 Annual Report

        When you don’t have clean water, life is very, very hard… I’m so thankful for Water Compass bringing clean water to us… as a mother it is so special to know we have clean water.

Olivia Namakula, resident of Kiziiko village

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