With its Clean Water Foundation, GF has been involved since 2002 in projects to improve water supply in developing countries and disaster areas. To date, GF has invested more than CHF 10 million in Clean Water projects.
What is Clean Water?
The Clean Water Foundation of Georg Fischer Ltd. supports water supply projects in more than 50 countries worldwide. Clean Water works with NGOs and local organizations to ensure the sustainability of projects.
The Clean Water Foundation was founded in 2002. In the past 15 years, GF has invested over CHF 10 million in the Foundation. As such, GF has provided some 300,000 people around the world with better access to clean drinking water via around 130 projects.
You can find more information about the Clean Water Foundation here: www.cleanwater.ch
At the end of July 2018, 16 GF apprentices travelled to Bolivia for a development project week. There they worked with local pupils and young people. The apprentices shared their experiences in the Bolivia blog.
GF and Caritas Switzerland act together to bring access to clean water
GF and Caritas Switzerland extend their partnership for improving access to clean drinking water by another four years. The Clean Water Foundation of GF will provide a further CHF 1 million for this purpose.