Clean Water For the People: DigDeep Brings Water Rights to the Masses
BY JUSTIN FAERMAN
One of the biggest challenges developing countries face is the widespread lack of access to clean, uncontaminated water. Residents of remote villages with little infrastructure often have to spend an incredible amount of time and energy searching for potable water sources. This
“Clean water is not a privilege,
but a human right“
What’s unique about DigDeep is their philosophy and approach to solving the worldwide water crisis—to them, water is not a privilege, but a human right and one that is best managed by the very people who it is intended for. They simply help communities access their own resources and then empower them to take ownership. It’s a beautiful model that has been massively successful to date, with projects currently operating in South Sudan, Cameroon and New Mexico and an education and outreach program in Kashmir, Pakistan.