Blood:Water is an equipping agency that partners with African grassroots organizations to address the HIV/AIDS and water crises. We do this by identifying Africa's hidden heroes and coming alongside their vision for change. We provide technical, financial, and organizational support so that African civil society organizations have expanded reach and effectiveness in the communities they serve.
Blood:Water was founded in 2004 by the band Jars of Clay in response to the HIV/AIDS and water crises ravaging communities throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Since then, we've partnered with African grassroots organizations in more than ten countries to join them in serving the communities where they work and to improve the health of community members. We identify and invest in African-led organizations who are implementing WASH and HIV/AIDS programs. As we fund their programs, we simultaneously invest in building their capacity so that they are stronger and more resilient for years to come.