Changing the World One Household, One Community at a Time.
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We will

  • be a sustainable organization providing access to low-cost water treatment and sanitation education to communities around the world.
  • be a resource and partner supporting innovative community building drinking water initiatives and entrepreneurial opportunities for communities in need.
  • provide a link between donors and volunteers with communities in need, offering technical assistance, education, and support to the projects and communities with whom we partner.
  • be transparent and effective in operating international and domestic safe water projects, maintaining and supporting active field projects on three continents.
  • help build a filter a day per year, doubling each successive year (a minimum of 368,300 filters in ten years).
  • provide opportunies for Quakers and those of other faiths and traditions, of all ages, to participate in the mission of Friendly Water for the World, helping to bring safe water to communities in need, and to learn from each other.


Friendly Water for the World
David H. Albert
1717 18th Court NE
Olympia WA 98506
360 918-3642 cell

501(c)(3) Non-profit

Friendly Water for the World, located in Olympia Washington, is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN 27-2510007). All contributions to Friendly Water for the World are tax-deductible.


FRIENDLY WATER FOR THE WORLD has been awarded the GuideStar Exchange Seal for Financial Transparency. . 

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Washington State Employees Combined Fund Drive

Washington State and local government employees whose agencies are participating in the Combined Fund Drive can now add Friendly Water for the World to their pledge list.  

Spread the word:  folks can sign up at the CFD website:

FWFW charity code: 1480794

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