Our goal is simple:
safe water and sanitation
And your organisation can help us to achieve it
Our goal is simple:
safe water for everyone.
And your organisation can help us to achieve it.
Your team can help raise our profile, promote our work to new audiences and help us reach more people with life changing facilities.
In return for your investment – whether time, money or resources – you can engage your staff, reinforce your business identity with the values you believe in and have the opportunity to get involved in a creative, engaging and worthwhile project.
Being a Village Water partner means working together. It means we both benefit. (What’s not to like about that?)
What can you do?
What can we do for you?
- We can find creative ways to engage your team and bring you closer to the communities you are helping
- We will write personal impact reports that you can share with your network
- We’re small, dependable and can dedicate our time – so expect a great relationship (and we’ve got a proven track record of successful partnerships, meet them below.)
- We can work with you to find a specific project that fits with your business
Partner with us and your business can help end global poverty by 2030!
Now more than ever, partnerships are needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Clean water and sanitation are essential to good health and well-being, getting a quality education and setting a standard for equality. Read more here.
Meet our poverty-busting partners!
Cherwell has provided vital materials for the Zambian drilling teams, as well as company donations and staff fundraising. Director Jeremy Hodge visited Zambia in 2014 which reinforced his commitment to the cause.
Google first approached Village Water due to an interest in offering Trustee experience to their teams. In 2017 Mahir Sahin, Head of Africa for Android Platform Partnerships, joined our board. Employees have generously fundraised for us, with Google matching every £1. We have also benefited from assistance with data collection and monitoring.
are bringing together office staff, trade partners and customers to raise money to fund a community water-point in 2019 – transforming approximately 160 lives for good.
The Pour House
The Pour House in Shrewsbury is the best neighbour we could ask for. Based a stone’s throw away from our office the ultra-cool cocktail bar created a unique Village Water cocktail, the ‘Zambezi Island’, with 50p from every drink sold donated to our safe water projects.
The online glasses company was inspired to partner with us because of our proven impact in reducing trachoma and other eye infections. The company teamed up with us in 2015 to run a four-week long promotion and donated 10% of proceeds from sales of a water-themed designer range of frames.
BofAML has partnered with us since 2012, helping more than 4,200 people. They funded a new vehicle for our partners and were instrumental in developing our data collection system. Their support also helped expand our work into Mozambique.
We enjoyed a long history with V Festival at Weston Park from 2011 until it closed in 2017. Around 120 volunteers came together every summer to help run trolley hire, bottle swap and porter services, helping us raise between £10,000-£15,000 each year, and raising awareness about our safe water projects to a huge audience.