Build wells. Change lives.

Water to Thrive works to bring clean, safe water
to those who need it in rural Africa.
Thirteen years. 1,485 wells. 750,000 lives changed forever.

Current Water Guardians: 51
Help us reach our goal of 100 Water Guardians by giving today!


Current Campaigns

  • Water Guardian Campaign

    Have you ever wanted to amplify your level of impact and be a part of a special group of donors?  If so, this campaign is for you!  The Water Guardians sustain our operation and enable us to keep our 100 Percent Promise to put all water donations strictly to water projects.  Every dollar counts!


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  • The Dean McIntire Well Campaign

    Join Dean’s daughter Christie as she raises money to fund this well to honor her father Dean.  Dean was a huge advocate for all things water and has supported Water to Thrive for many years, raising money with Bethany Lutheran Church to build wells and change lives!

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  • Fresh Coffee to Clean Water Campaign

    Join Eden in raising funds for her 5th well and bring clean water to another Ethiopian community.  Eden Wild was born in a rural Ethiopian village.  Due to lack of clean water her birth mother passed away during childbirth.  Eden is extremely passionate about providing safe, clean water to the rural communities of Ethiopia.  A few years ago, she started a coffee company called Buna Tarik Roasters.  All proceeds go toward her well campaigns.  So far, Eden has fully fund four wells!

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  • Giving Tuesday Campaign

    Help us transform the lives of thousands this Giving Tuesday!  Once we raise $10,000, a special donor will provide a generous match, enabling us to build 4 new wells in rural Africa!  This blessing will provide over 2,000 people with safe, clean water for years to come.

  • Kaleb’s Third Well

    When I reached my birthday goal to raise $5000 for one well in Ethiopia, I decided to continue to raise more!  I am currently raising money for my 3rd well!  Please help me to build more clean water wells in Ethiopia!

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Working for Water

Water to Thrive transforms lives in rural Africa by bringing the sustainable blessing of clean, safe water to communities in need by connecting them to social investors, congregations, schools, individuals, and community groups with a heart to make a difference.

The Need for Water

Women and children walk for hours, miles each day. Waterborne diseases kill millions.
Children miss school.
Families are impoverished.


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Empowering Communities

We work with regional aid organizations to identify and implement water projects, and provide training to communities to help sustain the success of completed wells.


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Over 1,485 Wells Built. 700,000 Lives Changed.

As we approach our 15 Year Anniversary,

 we aim to fund 1,500 more!


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