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New York, NY 10013
Founded in 2006, charity:water has funded over 28,000 water projects to bring clean and safe drinking water to more than 8.2 million people around the world. They work with local partners in developing countries to determine the most sustainable solution for each community, from drilled and hand-dug wells to Biosand Filters and rainwater catchment systems. They also provide latrines and hygiene education as part of their work to bring full water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) coverage to rural communities. charity:water has a group of generous benefactors who underwrite their operating expenses so that 100% of public contributions go directly to help people in need.