Water-related donations in 2018

35 %

In 2018, 35 % of the Foundation’s donations fell within the Water category

32.6

million dkk

The Foundation donated 32.6 m DKK to water projects in 2018

"Universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all"
Our philanthropic work directly supports UN Sustainable Goal 6.1 through providing sustainable and affordable access to safe drinking water to the world's poorest.

Asante sana

We recently received a very moving video from Segara community through our partners in Water Mission Kenya. 'Asante sana' means 'thank you very' much in Swahili.

Water and data flow in Togo

After a succesful installation mission to Togo's Plateaux Region, the two villages of Bouré and Iko-Akpa now enjoy improved access to safe drinking water. The Poul Due Jensen Foundation and its partners will be able to harvest real-time data on the performance of the pilot system which combines solar panels, saltwater batteries and an SQ Flex submersible pump.

Emergency relief for Malawi and Mozambique after Cyclone Idai

The Poul Due Jensen Foundation helps cyclone victims in collaboration with Water Mission and PlanBørnefonden (Plan International).

Pilot: New solar and battery pumping solution in Togo

Handpumps will not be an adequate technology if we are to reach UN sustainable development goal 6 of delivering affordable access to safe water for all. That's why we are testing a new solar and battery backup solution in Togo in collaboration with PlanBørnefonden (Plan International).

A different approach to water management in Nepal

In Nepal, Oxfam works closely with local and national authorities to improve the sustainability of water supply schemes through a public-private partnership approach. This work has also influenced the project design of a safe water programme funded by the Foundation.

66,000 now have access to safe water in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp

Two solar powered water systems are now in operation and delivering water to 66,000 refugees in the large refugee settlement in Western Tanzania. Automatic chlorination has also been put in place to ensure improved health in the camp.

How tapping the sun is transforming lives in Mozambique

WaterAid and the Poul Due Jensen Foundation are going the very last mile to help communities gain access to water in rural Mozambique. Tropene is the first community to benefit from access to clean and safe water. Photo: WaterAid/Arao José Valoi

A helping hand for the tsunami victims in Indonesia

Join Craig Wiliams of Water Mission on his two-day trek to Palu, where international aid organisations are trying to get in and help the tsunami victims.

Running water is very unusual here

Across India, an estimated 700,000 villages lack access to safe drinking water.