Water-related donations in 2018

35 %

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


The Foundation donated 32.6 M DKK to water projects in 2018

UN Sustainable Goal #6.1
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.

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 be 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.