planet water abolishing water poverty one community at a time
planet water is a non-profit 501c3 international development organization focused on providing clean safe water to disadvantaged communities in the developing world our solutions are focused on schools and rural villages where we install community-based water purification systems and deploy educational programs on water-health and hygiene.
our vision a world where people no longer die simply because they lack access to clean drinking water and basic sanitation facilities our mission to alleviate waterborne disease illness and death through providing access to clean water and improved sanitation in the world s most disadvantaged communities
today more than 1 billion people lack access to clean water today 50 of the hospital beds on earth are filled by people with easily preventable waterborne diseases today 4,000 children will die from water related illnesses simply because they lack access to clean drinking water
water-health hygiene education planet water has developed and deployed an exciting educational program on water-health hygiene which has now become an integral part of our solution commencing with the installation of our clean water solution our four week program educates children on the important aspects of hand washing and protecting against germs through a child-friendly activity-based program incorporating games drama song and dance through our focus on children we are influencing life-saving behaviors that will last a lifetime.
our clean water projects we focus our projects on schools and rural villages in the developing world where we currently have projects in nine countries in 2011 our aquatower solution will be extended to support other important needs in the schools and communities where we operate as part of our water village approach our aquatower will incorporate drip irrigation systems to support nutrition gardens pressurized sanitization to help keep latrines clean and a remote monitoring capability to provide visibility on the performance and capability of our installed base.
donor employee engagement in support of our donor partner corporate social responsibility csr programs planet water provides the opportunity for employees to participate in our clean water projects here participants involve in the construction and commissioning of water towers as well as help to deploy our educational programs on water-health hygiene such involvement boosts employee satisfaction helps to attract new talent and illuminates the corporate brand in the communities where our projects are focused.