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Key Facts

Since 1993 we have:

Constructed over 12,000 Tube Wells

Installed over 910 Community Wells

Provided over 2.5 million people with safe water

Our Varied Approach to Water

With over 800,000 people dying from water-related illnesses each year, unsafe water is the single biggest obstacle to the progression and health of communities in the developing world.

Muslim Hands works globally to provide people with access to clean water and sanitation. The type of communities we work with vary greatly so our approach reflects this. Assessing the need for water on an individual basis, we tailor our solutions to specific problems.

In arid deserts, where rainfall is scarce, we construct wells that can extract water from up to 80 metres below the ground, in villages that rely on toxic water sources we install filtration systems and in crowded settlements we carry out sanitation projects.

As with all the areas we work in, we take a holistic approach to our water schemes. In many developing countries, knowledge about health and hygiene is lacking. Muslim Hands delivers education programmes, training people to use water safely and to keep their water sources clean.

We understand that the responsibility to provide clean water and sanitation does not end when construction does. When delivering our programmes we carry out water testing to make sure that water is safe to use and we support local people in maintaining projects.


Finding Water in Somalia: A Simple Solution

1800 displaced people in Almira camp were having to pay a local business man for water until Muslim hands provided a simple, but effective solution. 

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Building a Tube Well in Bangladesh: See it in Action

Ever wondered how a tube well is built? Find out now as our experts build a new one in a village in rural Bangladesh. 

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'The Messenger of Allah (saw) was asked, "Which charity is best?" He replied, “[Providing] water"'. (Abu Dawud)

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Now in our 25th year of relieving poverty and suffering worldwide and those affected by natural disasters, conflict and poverty.