Nearly a billion of Earth’s seven billion people do not have access to safe drinking water. This results in 3.6 million deaths every year from water-related disease, with children making up 84% of water-related deaths. This is a problem with clear solutions.

Take the next step:

Request info

Unite the gift of a higher education with the heart of Christ to meet one of the world’s most basic needs

  • Partners — Use your unique gifts in partnership the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College (CWICC), you can be a part of those solutions.
  • Projects — As a Calvin student, work on projects that make a tangible contribution to improved drinking water supplies in developing regions.
  • Academics — Take courses that build your understanding and awareness of water and sanitation. Contribute to research surrounding safe water at every level, from improving our basic understanding to direct applications in the field.