A Thousand Days
By digging wells and boreholes in drought-stricken countries of Africa, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helps provide health and happiness to entire villages.
Change people's lives at home and around the world
Donations to the Humanitarian Aid Fund support Clean Water and other humanitarian initiatives approved by Church leaders. More Information
One billion people suffer thirst and disease because they lack clean water. Humanitarian Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who operates LDS Charities, builds water and sanitation systems and teaches communities hygiene and system maintenance, empowering them to meet their long-term water needs.
Last year, Humanitarian Services provided clean water to 316,790 people in 26 countries. People in 76 countries and territories have been helped since 2002.
One hundred percent of every dollar donated is used to help those in need without regard to race, religion, or ethnic origin.