charity: water is currently working in 22 countries in Africa and South Asia with 58 active country programs. Over our 17-year history, charity: water has worked in a total of in Africa, Asia, Central, and South America, and has funded over 152,000 water projects for 18.4 million people.
Our partners are experts with years of proven progress. We pick the countries where we work based on water scarcity, poverty, political stability, and the availability of these strong local partnerships.
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