Transforming Lives with charity: water
Access to clean water is a fundamental human right and a basic necessity for life. Unfortunately, more than 771 million people around the world still lack access to clean and safe water. This crisis has far-reaching consequences, affecting education, income generation, and health, especially for women and children. Trundl recognizes the significance of addressing this issue and has taken a proactive role in making a difference through its partnership with charity: water.
Making an Impact with charity: water
charity: water is a non-profit organization that strives to bring sustainable clean water solutions to some of the world’s most hard-to-reach places . Their mission aligns perfectly with Trundl’s commitment to making a positive impact on society. By partnering with charity: water, Trundl aims to provide access to clean water to those who need it most, empowering communities and transforming lives.
With a focus on both individual and community projects, Trundl contributes a portion of its revenue to support initiatives such as rehabilitating wells with handpumps and bringing piped water to households. Through financial contributions and active engagement, Trundl ensures that the projects undertaken have a lasting impact on the communities they serve.
How charity: water Works?
charity: water works by partnering with local organizations experienced in implementing water projects, ensuring community ownership and sustainability. They take a solution-agnostic approach, adapting to each country’s specific water sources, terrain, and population needs. Beyond construction, charity: water prioritizes ongoing maintenance and functionality through local leaders, innovative sensor technology, and trained mechanics. This comprehensive approach guarantees the long-term success of their clean water initiatives.
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Why Did We Choose to Partner with Them?
We chose to partner with charity: water for several key reasons. charity: water’s 100% model ensures that all public donations go directly towards funding clean water projects, while operating expenses are covered by private donors Their commitment to transparency and accuracy is evident through the provision of proof for every water project funded, including photos and GPS coordinates. Moreover, we were impressed by their branding approach. By focusing on hope rather than guilt, they have crafted a beautiful brand that inspires and engages people to join their cause. These factors align with Trundl’s values, making charity: water an ideal partner in our mission to bring sustainable clean water solutions to communities in need.
Empowering Change Together: How Our Clients Contribute to These Endeavours
We take pride in transparently communicating our partnership with charity: water to our clients. This means that every time clients choose Trundl, they are not only benefiting from our services but also indirectly contributing to these charitable endeavours. A portion of the revenue generated from client purchases goes directly toward funding these clean water initiatives.
Hence, by engaging with Trundl, clients automatically become essential stakeholders in the mission to bring clean water to those in need.
Our Projects with charity: water
1. Rehabilitating Wells with Handpumps in Malawi Serving Approximately 300 People
Malawi ranks 169 out of 191 countries and territories on the 2021 Human Development Index. Approximately 35% of the rural population continues to lack access to clean drinking water.
*charity: water and WFP Malawi have been working together since 2007
One of the notable projects undertaken by Trundl and charity: water involves the rehabilitation of a well with a serving approximately 300 people. Hand pumps are utilized when groundwater is accessible through mechanical or manual drilling methods. In some cases, existing water points require repairs that surpass the financial or technical capabilities of the local government and community. Rehabilitating a well can be nearly as expensive as constructing a new one, as it may involve heavy machinery, replacement of hardware and concrete, or the reformation of Water Point Committees. Nonetheless, well rehabilitation proves to be an efficient solution, as it eliminates the need for drilling a new well. Through this collaboration, Trundl and charity: water are working towards a shared mission of providing sustainable clean water solutions to those in need.to be an efficient solution, as it eliminates the need for drilling a new well. Through this collaboration, Trundl and charity: water are working towards a shared mission of providing sustainable clean water solutions to those in need.
2) Bringing Piped Water to Every Household in the Barabanki and Shravasti Districts of Uttar Pradesh, India Serving Approximately 198 People
As per reports, out of India’s 1.3 billion people, 91 million people (6% of the population) lack access to safe water, and 746 million people (54%) lack access to safely managed household sanitation facilities.
*charity: water and the Aga Khan Foundation began working together in 2022.
Our latest project, in partnership with charity: water, will bring piped water to households in the Barabanki and Shravasti Districts of Uttar Pradesh, India, benefiting around 198 people directly. This project supports the government’s ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ initiative, which aims to provide piped water access to every household in the country. By building interconnected piped water systems connected to community tap stands or individual household connections, Trundl and charity: water will ensure efficient water distribution using gravity, electricity, or solar power. The project’s design is tailored to local geography, water availability, and resources, including the rehabilitation of existing infrastructure.
3. Fundraising Campaign
Continuing our commitment to contributing a portion of resources and efforts to help fund sustainable water projects around the world, Trundl ran a fundraising campaign for clean water. We also encouraged and engaged our employees, clients, and stakeholders in raising awareness and funds for this noble cause.
Looking Beyond Business
We believe access to clean water can have a ripple effect on communities. When clean water is available, children can attend school regularly instead of walking miles to collect water, women can pursue income-generating activities, and overall health improves significantly. Trundl’s commitment to charity: water is not just about providing water but also empowering communities to break free from the lack of basic necessities and lead a better life.