Our Impact

The International Water Crisis: By the Numbers

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization reports that nearly one-fifth of the world’s current population lives in areas of water scarcity.

780 million+ people presently live without clean drinking water.

By 2025, two-thirds of the world will live under conditions of water scarcity and more than 2 billion people worldwide will rely on wells for their water.

According to the U.S. Intelligence Community Assessment of Global Water Security,
by 2030 humanity’s annual global water requirements will exceed current sustainable water supplies by


289,000 children under 5 die each year due to diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

By 2050, 1 in 5 developing countries will face water shortages.


Mandela Coffee supports the work of Water Charity, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Water Charity is dedicated to bringing clean drinking water and improved sanitation to people in developing countries.

Every Mandela Coffee purchase contributes to a water well construction project – Water Charity has completed more than 3,600 public health projects in 72 countries, benefiting nearly 4 million individuals.