sponsor a project for a family or school


WASH Infrastructure

Strengthening water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH)
infrastructure at a Ugandan school


Your name will be featured on the latrine


Latrine Construction

for girls or boys at a
Primary School in Uganda


Your name will be featured on the latrine

Community Well

for a school in


Your name will be featured on the well

Hygiene Ambassador (5 months)

Hygiene Education & COVID-19 prevention in Haiti or Uganda



Water Purification Filter

for a family in the



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share your birthday

Share your special day and give children around the world a reason to smile!


celebrate your love

Weddings. Engagements.
Share your love with the world!


be sporty

Run a marathon.
Hike a mountain.
Ride a bike cross-country.


be creative

Dance contest. Mustache.
Design your own campaign
that will save lives!


travel with us

Experience our work in the communities we serve.

upcoming impact trips in 2021

Impact Trips are fantastic ways to directly deliver water and sanitation programs while being culturally immersed in local life and experiencing a country’s natural beauty.

2021 trip dates are cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19. We’ll reach out with updated dates as soon as it’s safe for our communities and participants to travel again. We hope to welcome you to our global communities in the near future!

our events

Join an upcoming event to learn about our work and make a difference. 

past experiences

We’re grateful to everyone that has attended or sponsored past events.

Virtual Gala – Dance Through the Decades

We dined, danced and drank up the decades. Most importantly we exceeded our fundraising goal — thanks to attendees, sponsors and our host, Comedian Mona Aburmishan. Other key features including Professional Dancers from the ’20s, ’50s, ’70s & ’90s, Mixologists, Cocktail Kits, Gourmet Dinners, a Silent Auction & more. 

Date: Sat, October 17, 2020 & Time: 7PM VIP and 7:30PM Main Event (CT)

Design, Dine, make a Difference

In part thanks to our Headline Sponsors — Acoulite Acoustics, Surface Eleven & Milliken Floors, we had a successful 7th Annual ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ gala in Dubai.

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7PM GMT+4

The UAE’s leading Interior Design Houses addressed some of the biggest challenges facing our world and “Designed for a Better Future”. From lighting to furniture, to spaces, there were many sustainable creations!

Public donations fund safe water, sanitation, and associated education projects.

All administrative costs are covered by our partners, private donors, volunteers and sponsors like these:

our sponsors

Surge’s sponsors play a critical role in supporting fundraising efforts, education initiatives, and field projects.

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