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Frequently asked questions
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How can I make a donation?
On average, it costs less than $100 to significantly and sustainably transform a human being’s life by providing this individual with access to water for domestic consumption and production purposes. To help support ONE DROP with a credit card donation, click here.
If you prefer to pay by cheque, please send your donation to the organization's head office in Montreal (Canada) at: 8400 2nd Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H1W 4M6. ONE DROP is a registered charity for tax purposes in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and Spain. ONE DROP does not accept donations in kind.
How will my money be used?
Contributions from the public to ONE DROP activities are used for project development. Supporting the work of ONE DROP is an act of solidarity toward people who do not have access to drinking water in sufficient quantity to live in dignity and good health. The goal is to involve the public with projects that offer tangible and sustainable benefits to the communities targeted. Each project is adapted to the local situation and combines a technical program, a social art and popular education program and a microcredit program.
Can I organize a fundraiser for ONE DROP?
We ask that people interested in mobilizing others to support the work of ONE DROP share the information contained on the website with their friends and family, and invite them to contribute directly to ONE DROP activities.
What portion of my donation will be allocated to project activities?
For each dollar you donate to ONE DROP, $0.88 are directly invested in projects that have a direct impact in developing countries.
What are your current projects?
ONE DROP is active in Central America (Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador), West Africa (Burkina Faso) and India (State of Odisha, State of Bihar).
How do you select places to set up projects?
ONE DROP itself chooses where to set up projects. Selection is based on an exhaustive study carried out by experts using the following criteria: limited access to water, good governance, active and organized civil society, potential for achieving tangible results. ONE DROP targets mostly disadvantaged communities in rural and sub rural sectors that are grappling with a chronic lack of access to water.
Can I volunteer on the ground?
It is not possible to volunteer to work on ONE DROP projects. These projects are set up with different partners, which provide aid workers and other resources suitable for local needs.
If I have a project, can I ask ONE DROP to help me fund it?
ONE DROP develops and initiates its own projects. It does not give grants. The organization's projects are developed following a study conducted by experts in the field concerned.
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