With the increasing population, the distribution of clean water has been an issue, and these organizations are trying their best to provide people with clean water. This World Water Day 2021, let’s appreciate their hard work, and efforts they have been putting forward. Scroll to know how much they have done!

Water is one basic and the most essential part of our lives. It’s sad to know that a big part of our population is struggling with water shortage, unsafe water diseases, and water pollution, it’s high time we do something about it. Having said that, it’s then important for us to know that there are people who are working day and night for this cause. Right from building water dams to providing clean water, to spreading awareness about the same, these organizations have done a lot of work. This World Water Day 2021, let’s take a pledge, and help them by donating whatever we can!

1. Water Aid India

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From providing clean water to rural sanitation to providing clean toilets, Water Aid India is working in 8 Indian states now and seeks to improve access to clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene. Every year they come up with 2 to 3 campaigns, where they raise funds for their water projects and keep working towards their mission.

Check their work here.

2. FORCE

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This NGO has been working towards creating Water & Sanitation Secure Communities in the country. Their Water Gradian program, Clean Wash program, and Blue India programs are noteworthy. With the aim of making sure that there is sustainable access to Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation & Hygiene for the poor in the country, they have even won a National Urban Water Award 2009 instituted by the Ministry of Urban Development!

Check there work here.

3. NEER Foundation

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It was started in 2004 by Raman Khot and has received 37 awards for its outstanding work. NEER has cleaned rivers and has installed water filter systems in villages of the Meerut district. It is also the first one in the country to have come up with India’s first rain centre at Poothi village, in district Meerut.

Check their work here.

4. Aakar Charitable Trust

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With traditional water harvesting techniques and building check dams, this NGO has helped 100 villages in Rajasthan. With their dam projects in the villages, they have also made things easier for the local farmers, and their income has increased exceptionally. ( After building the Bunda-Bera Check Dam in the In village Chawandiya, the income by the agriculture was raised from 11cr. in 2016, to approximately 54 cr. in 2017)

Check their work here.

5. Drop Dead Foundation

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Drop Dead Foundation was started by the 80-year-old writer, painter, and cartoonist Aabid Surti that works on providing free repairing plumbing services. This one-man NGO was started in 2007, and in the very first year of its working, Abid Surti was able to fix 404 leaking taps and saved about 4.14 lakh liters of water. Drop Dead is indeed saving Mumbaikars with a lot of leaking problems.

Check their work here.

6. We Are Water

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Set up in 2010, We Are Water is another NGO that is working towards clean access to water and sanitation. They have developed 10 different projects in 9 states of the country, and have given access to water and sanitation reaching out to 200,000 people until now.

Check their work here.

7. Jal Bhagirathi Foundation

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Their work revolves around water security, save water projects, water for schools, in the Marwar region of Rajasthan. They have benefitted a community of approximately 550,000+ people. Also, they have equipped 2,100+ homes with toilets with their recent projects.

Check their work here.

8. Vridhi Foundation

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Vridhi foundation is pretty active in rainwater harvesting along with their projects based on the plantation, and climate change awareness programs. Their two-day water tag event celebrated over 155 innovators/start-ups who submitted technical innovation in the areas of water portability and quality, water conservation & reuse, wastewater management, municipal solid waste management, plastic and e-waste, and fecal sludge management. 

Check their work here.

9. Tahaan

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Started in 2016, Tahaan is working towards making India Drought resistant. They have supplied 29 lakh gallon liter of water, have provided 520 water tankers in various villages, and have planted more than 7000 trees. They are currently working towards rainwater harvesting, greywater recycling, filter donation, and water wheel. Along with these fab projects they are quite active in conducting activities, workshops, and research work too.

Check their work here.

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