Our APPROACH

Our focus is ensuring safe and reliable access to water to the millions of individuals around the world living in cities currently without this essential resource.  Our programs are designed to be
 

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We recognize that every locality is unique.  To address concerns holistically, we adapt our programming to each setting and integrate accordingly.

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To guarantee long-lasting impact, we incorporate measures to foster local ownership of projects during the implementation of our programs.  


 

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Collaboration is crucial to the success of our programming.  We work with governments, NGOs, and the United Nations system so that our work is part of a larger, coordinated response. 

Our integratioN

Adopted in 2015, the Untied Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that serve as the framework to guide global development efforts. To learn more about the UN's global goals, visit the SDG knowledge platform.  Our activities interface principally with four of these goals:
 

SDG 3
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

SDG 6
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

SDG 9
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
 

SDG 11
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable