The Syrian Refugee Crisis has reached epic proportions. 4.5 million people have fled from Syria into its neighboring countries (Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt) and beyond. But the numbers continue to rise daily. To address this reality and assist Syrian refugees living in the region, we are partnering with World Relief in our 95th project to provide schooling for Syrian children and urgent essentials for individuals and families.
At ODW we truly believe that regardless of how young you are, you have the power to make a difference in the world, and the ODW Cypress Club at Cypress High School in southern California is certainly proof of that. Although their club has only been around for less than 5 years, they have already set an example for advocacy and activism at their school. Their story of taking action against extreme global poverty is inspiring, and we hope it will encourage and inspire you!
More and more companies are finding that including a philanthropy component to their business model is not only meaningful, but good for business. Our partners MiiR & HP are great examples of this. They are companies who care about making a positive impact on the world through their work.
MiiR, who has partnered with us for several years, crafts functional and modern water Read more »
To someone living in extreme poverty, $20 means clean water...not just for a day...but for a lifetime.
March 22nd is World Water Day, and we're celebrating the 15 clean water projects in 14 countries that we've made happen together. See the impact of one of those projects below and take the challenge! Read more »