Water

SUSTAINABLE RELATIONSHIP

We focus our actions on three areas: water and sanitation, watershed conservation (water sources) and applied scientific research.
3 out of 20 cities under major water stress in the world are in Latin America.
31.15 million people do not have access to safe water in Latin America.
106 million people do not have access to improved sanitation in Latin America.

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WATER AND SANITATION

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We bring sustainable access to safe water and improved sanitation to where we work.

Lazos de Agua is our regional project. With it, we strive to innovate through an approach on behavioral change to achieve sustainability intervention and improve hygiene habits through social art

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+990K
people with access to safe water
+10M
dollars invested
9
impacted countries
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WATERSHED CONSERVATION

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Our vision: achieve water security in regions where we work in.

Water Funds are governance mechanisms and resource channels that seek to entail the private sector, public sector and academia to join efforts to achieve water security in the region.

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+200
united organizations
+120M
million dollars leveraged
+195K
hectares positively impacted
269 trained water professionals in 2016
We contribute to water security through our Water Center for Latin America and the Caribbean in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank and Tecnológico de Monterrey.
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Carlos Salazar, Director Ejecutivo de FEMSA, durante la 3° Bienal de Fondos de Agua "Nuestra Agua, Nuestro Futuro"

STRATEGIC FORUMS

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Carlos Salazar, Director Ejecutivo de FEMSA, durante la 3° Bienal de Fondos de Agua "Nuestra Agua, Nuestro Futuro"

We share knowledge, best practices and experiences with specialists around the globe to strengthen our projects. We participate actively in international forums where we too uphold the work of other institutions:

  • BID-FEMSA Award
  • World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Biennial Water Funds

OUR WATER-RELATED PROJECTS

With strategic partners we amplify our impact. We currently work in over 10 countries in Latin America.