About the Courier Program

Waves For Water’s Courier Program is based on a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) humanitarian model.

Couriers are everyday people, travellers like you, distributing filters to those in need around the globe.

The Courier Program’s goal is to empower the masses to help solve the world water crisis. Surf trip to Nicaragua? Bring some filters. A climbing trip to Thailand? Pack a few filters in your duffel. In India on business? The filters will fit right in your briefcase. The idea isn't to get one person to drop off 100 filters and call it a day. We need 100,000 travelers to each pack 10 filters each and deliver them around the globe, creating a ripple effect of clean water and global connectivity.

The Courier Program has successfully set up filtration systems in Haiti, Indonesia, Chile, Pakistan, Bali and beyond. Each of these regions are being used as success-models that can be applied worldwide.

Volunteers — we want you to do what you love and help along the way. Purchase W4W filters and deliver to destinations all over the world. Feel connected. Travel with purpose. Do something that will change your life, and the lives of others.


Becoming a Courier is easy. Just follow the steps below.


Create your account.

An account is free and enables you to raise money or purchase filters for your own mission, and share your story with family, friends, and peers.


Plan your trip.

Whether you’re on a diving trip to Belize, a surf trip to Mexico, or a mountain climbing expedition to Nepal — follow your passion. This is your journey. Take what’s ours, make it your own.


Raise filters.

Use your account to purchase filters on your own or create a fundraiser allowing your friends, family and social network to donate funds towards raising your filter goal.


Bring filters to those in need.

This can happen any number of ways. Contacting any pre-existing outreach/aid groups in your destination of choice is a good start. Local government agencies may also provide valuable knowledge. A little research goes a long way and will personalize your experience unlike any other.


Impact lives.

Our filters are compact, effective, easy to use and can provide up to 100 people with clean water for five to ten years (or 1,000,000 gallons).


Share your experience.

Write about your trip, upload photos and videos to your mission page. Show your friends where you’ve been and who their donations are going to help. Inspire your social network to get out there and do good.

Become a Courier