Water-related donations in 2019

41 %

In 2019, 41 % of the Foundation’s donations fell within the Water category


million dkk

The Foundation donated 47.9 m DKK to water projects in 2019

All donations
Every year in March, we publish an overview of all donations

COVID-19 emergency aid from the Grundfos Foundation

The Grundfos Foundation (Poul Due Jensen Foundation) donates 12.25m DKK to various emergency initiatives to limit the damages of the COVID-19 pandemic. More donations are in the pipeline.

Meet the project partners - Togo battery project

On 3 February, we invited the people behind the Foundation's solar/battery pilot project in Togo to share their experiences.

Support for UNICEF disaster relief fund

The Grundfos Foundation (Poul Due Jensen Foundation) commits to supporting UNICEF Denmark's fund for disaster relief preparedness: Emergencies 365.

Solar-powered drinking water for 200,000 in Western Tanzania

On 24 October, after three years of work, the Foundation inaugurated Borehole 2 in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp. With the last of three boreholes in use, the Foundation's water projects provide drinking water for almost 150,000 refugees in Western Tanzania. The Foundation could also celebrate having reached over 50,000 Tanzanians in poor rural communities outside the camp.

Emergency relief for victims of Hurricane Dorian

DKK 250,000/USD 37,000 of emergency relief funding for the victims of the Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas is on its way to Water Mission.

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 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).
Safe water
Our philanthropic work directly supports UN Sustainable Goal 6 (Safe water and sanitation) through providing sustainable and affordable access to safe drinking water to the world's poorest.