Nonprofit founded 2005
1904 3rd Ave Suite 1012
Seattle, WA 98101
Kirk Anderson (Director of Foundation Relations and Major Gifts)
Water 1st international seeks to improve the standard of living in developing countries by promoting healthy hygiene habits related particularly to water.
Areas of Service
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Education & Training, Public Awareness, Technical Assistance
Work in India
Working to improve hygiene and sanitation education in the Sundarbans, West Bengal, Water 1st seeks to bring safe water to local communities. Recent projects include the construction of over 27 wells and 596 toilets. Water 1st has also established women’s self-help groups that teach women how to manage water accounts and practice good hygiene in their homes.