Safe Water for Indigenous Communities

Water insecurity and related poor health outcomes disproportionately impacts indigenous communities across the globe, even in high-income countries like the United States and Canada.

In the Navajo Nation, nearly 40% of families do not have running water in their homes. Many families must travel long distances to collect drinking water, often from unsafe and contaminated wells.

In Canada, over 50 indigenous communities still face a critical water crisis, where families have no access to clean, safe drinking water. The Neskantaga First Nation, for example, has been under a boil-water advisory for more than 25 years -- the longest in Canada's history.

Safe water is a human right. LifeStraw has partnered with a number of local nonprofits and grassroots organizations to help get safe water to indigenous families across the US and Canada. You can help!







Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $210 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $247 
    • 3 mos
  • Raymond Holz 
    • $105 
    • 4 mos
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Organizer

LifeStraw Safe Water Fund 
Organizer
Baltimore, MD
LifeStraw SafeWater Fund 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.

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