Water Scarcity


Much of the world does NOT have access to clean drinking water.  In fact, consider the following:

  • In the developing world, 24,000 children under the age of five die every day from preventable causes like diarrhea… contracted from unclean water.  That’s 8,760,000 children every year.
  • In just one day, more than 200 million hours of women’s time is consumed for the most basic of human needs…  collecting water for domestic use.
  • 3.3 Million people die from water related illnesses each year.
  • 5 to 20 Million people die from hunger and starvation each year, largely due to lack of clean drinking water.

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Our Mission


Our mission is to enable and inspire the needy people of developing countries by partnering with their communities to implement water purification and distribution systems.

While focusing on our mission, Agua Viva International intends to train and equip our partnering communities to install, maintain, and operate Living Waters for the World (LWftW) water purification systems.  Typically, partnering communities have a strong supply of water but it is highly contaminated.  Water supplies are almost always contaminated with bacteria, parasites, and suspended contamination.
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2016 Annual Celebration


Please join us for this years’ celebration at a great new venue! During the evening we will share about all our 2016 installations and how Agua Viva is expanding into a new continent! Be sure to come hungry as dinner will be served and come ready to bid on all our wonderful silent auction items. Tickets will be on sale from 9.1.16 – 11.1.2016. We anticipate tickets will go fast so please purchase tickets in advance. If you need any assistance registering please email gabe@aguavivainternational.org . We can’t wait to see you there!

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