Providing Clean Water

When communities have access to clean water and hygiene facilities, people live healthier lives.

Water means life.

Running water is something we often take for granted. But imagine if you did not have access to clean water at the turning of a tap. That is the reality for 1 in 10 people worldwide.

Now imagine if you did not have access to an adequate toilet. That is the reality for 1 in 3 people worldwide.

Rotary is committed to a sustainable approach to sanitation and hygiene. We don’t just build wells or toilets and walk away.

Our projects educate communities to maintain functioning water systems and understand the importance of proper sanitation and hygiene practices.

When children understand the process of disease transmission and good hygiene, schools and homes become healthier environments, meaning communities can develop and grow.

When a mother does not have to walk for hours every single day to collect water, she has the opportunity to earn an income for her family.

That is the power of water.

Rotary in Action

Two boys carry Aquabox in refugee camp


Life-changing and life-saving

Rotary-inspired charity Aquabox, has sent more than 110,000 humanitarian aid boxes offering water filtration systems to disaster zones around the world.

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End Polio Now

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