charity: water is currently working in 22 countries in Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, with 48 active country programs. Over our 16-year history, charity: water has worked in a total of 29 countries in Africa, Asia, Central, and South America, and has funded over 120,000 water projects for 16.8 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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