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Thirst Relief

Water Well Charity

Our thirst relief program seeks to bring fresh clean water access to some of the most impoverished areas in the world.

Help us to eradicate the spread of water and sanitation borne diseases, by building a well in your loved ones name.

people die from dirty water each year
people do not have access to clean, safe water
children die from drinking dirty water every day

Bring Thirst Relief To Those In Need

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Thirst Relief

With your Thirst Relief donations, you’ll be providing entire communities not only with the simple gift of clean water, but you’ll be providing them with the pathway out of poverty. Dependable access to safe, clean water means that drinking, cooking, washing, watering crops, hydrating animals and making wudu no longer come with the threat of disease.

It also allows women and children fetching water to do so with ease, instead of having to travel for miles, carrying heavy buckets of water. This saves them time and effort, giving them the chance to go to school, work or spend time looking after their families.

Deep Well

Build a well and provide clean water access to an entire community.

Have your name, or the name of a loved one, inscribed on a plaque, next to the well. Not only can you help end the water crisis, but building a well is an excellent way to honour the memory of a loved one.

Dirty water kills 1.5 million people a year and helps save those lives by providing communities with access to clean, safe water through our Thirst Relief program.

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Sustainable Water Solutions

Our Solar Water and Power Centres are a sustainable answer to the water crisis in many of the countries we help.

We’re using sustainable, green technologies to bring clean water to people in need. Our Solar Water and Power Centres supply water to the homes of up to 1,500 people and 1,000 livestock, as well as supplying electricity and power to schools and mosques!

Our Solar Water and Power Centres supply people with a reliable source of water right within their communities, so they no longer have to travel great distances to collect water or rely on questionable water sources for drinking and washing. Equipped with large water tankers, capable of holding mass quantities of water, these wells assure that freshwater is readily available for everyone throughout the community. People can easily pump water from the tank through a solar pump, eliminating any difficulty from the process of gathering water.

Our Solar Power Centres start at $25,000 – $35,000 (depending on country)  and you can chose to contribute as little as $300 a month along with other generous donors towards building and sustainably transforming entire communities in Pakistan, Bangladesh or Afghanistan together for many years to come!

How Does Thirst Relief Work?

Donate the appropriate amount for the country you wish to build a well in.


You will receive an email from our team asking who’s the name you want to be inscribed on the plaque next to the well.

Within 12 months you will receive a complete report which includes:

  • The location of the well
  • The number of beneficiaries helped
  • Pictures of the well and plaque
100% Zakat Policy

100% Zakat Eligible

This program is Zakat Eligible! With Penny Appeal Canada, you can be sure 100% of your Zakat goes to those in need.

How Thirst Relief Donations Make A Difference

Give Water,
Give Life

Reliable access to clean water could save thousands of lives each day. With proper sanitation and easy access to fresh, clean water, communities can flourish and people everywhere can stay happy and healthy.

Our Thirst Relief appeal provides clean water to communities in Asia, Africa and the Middle East by building deep wells, setting Solar Panel Water and Power Centres, and providing sustainable water and hygiene solutions.

You can build a well that will sustain an entire community for $2000 – that’s only $5.48 a day!

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The Prophet Muhammad (saw) said:
“The best charity is giving water to drink.” (Sunan al-Nasaee)

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