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Water & Energy

Access to water and energy is fundamental to human rights. It affects the ability to obtain sufficient food, protects people's health, and increases the livelihood and educational opportunities available to underprivileged people.

The United Nations (UN) estimates that worldwide, one in three people lack safe drinking water and 13% of the global population still live without access to electricity. In response, Borealis and Borouge provide solutions through Water for the World, a joint program to address the global water and energy challenge.​

  • Water for the World: Addressing the Water and Energy Challenge

    Water for the World, a program established by Borealis and Borouge in 2007, spans a full range of projects in developing and emerging countries. The program focuses on three key areas:

    • Improving access to clean water and renewable energy
    • Fostering knowledge, building partnerships and and delivering sustainable water infrastructure solutions
    • Raising awareness in communities and across the value chain for the preservation of water

    To maximize its impact and ensure sustainability, Water for the World works in partnership with local communities, NGOs, and the private sector, including value chain partners.

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Impact Created Since the Start of the Program in 2008

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    + People

    More than 1 million people were reached through Water for the World

  • Partnerships


    + Projects

    More than 30 projects took place through Water for the World

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    + Countries

    Water for the World did projects across 15 countries

  • Our Latest Project

    Restoring a reliable water supply for Beira’s most in-need residents after Cyclone Idai

    Only one quarter of Mozambique's urban residents have access to piped drinking water, and more than half lack the most basic sanitation facilities. This means there is significant unmet demand for a safe and sustainable water supply. Water for the World have teamed up with Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) and provided funding to a project in Beira, Mozambique, to build a new and more reliable water network. As a result of the project, nearly 5,000 households in Maraza can now connect to the water network, reaching more than 13,500 people.

    Find out more here.

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Other Water for the World Projects