In 2018 we have directly impacted almost 5,000 lives by increasing access to clean water, education & health services.


Our Mission

Water For Life is an organization that is focused on increasing access to clean water, education and health services for underserved communities. Our mission is to bring awareness to this epidemic and help solve it by raising funds and collaborating with like minded organizations and individuals to build sustainable systems that will last a life time! 

Water For Life is a project of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Empowerment WORKS All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever pause to consider what life would be like without it.
— Marcus Samuelsson

The Facts

  • 800 million people world wide lack access to clean water.

  • Dirty water is the leading cause of death for children under 5. We lose 1,500 each day, from water related illnesses.

  • Women and children spend 120 million hours each day collecting water (thats dirty.

  • Every dollar invested in clean water (your donation) yields a $9 - $12 economic return.

  • Our projects are built by local contractors & community members to boost the local economy.

  • Giving water increases health, time saved from collecting water and being sick can be spent on education for kids and jobs from women and men.

Our Story

Water For Life was founded by four college students from Boise, Idaho with a passion for living life to the fullest and helping those in need. We know how fortunate we are to be living the way we do. Life is good an we are grateful.

This isn't our First rodeo

It's our second. Water For Life was born from our first start-up Vivid Roots. Vivid Roots is travel company focused on inspiring people to live life VIVIDLY and help those in need a long the way. Once the ball started rolling we found that more and more people and other businesses wanted to get involved with our mission, so we created Water For Life as a way to maximize the impact of all the awesome people who believed in our cause. 

Live Vividly & Give Back

If you take away anything from our site, please remember how fortunate we are and how awesome life is and how awesome the people in our lives are! So LIVE VIVIDLY!