The most active way in which you can get involved with Gift of Water is to sponsor a community in Haiti. Sponsorship is a long term relationship with a community of people who need help accessing life-saving clean water. Groups that have already established partnerships with communities in Haiti are in the perfect position to set up the Gift of Water program for their communities.
As a community sponsor, you are responsible for:
Gift of Water has over 30 sponsors who are actively supporting their communities in Haiti. Through their efforts, the Gift of Water team has developed a best practice model for establishing a new water program and will work tirelessly to develop a successful water program in your community.
Working under the guidance of the Gift of Water program Best Practice Guidelines and with the assistance of a trained supervisor in Haiti, the sponsored community will form and maintain an active water committee that is responsible for:
If you are NOT already working with a community in Haiti but would like to start a relationship with one, Gift of Water can assist in providing contacts that will help in matching you and your group with one. If you are already working with a community and want to start a water program, we will walk you through the steps needed to take to do so.