the issue

In the Philippines, more than nine million people lack access to safe water, and 19 million people lack access to adequate sanitation.

Most of the people in the communities we serve drink contaminated spring water, or spend a significant amount of their monthly income on purchasing bottled water a luxury only a few can afford. Many of the remote homes lack proper sanitation facilities, limiting their ability to practice good hygiene.

a process of success

Surge delivers customized solutions in support of sustainable change.

delivering a water purification filter




making a local difference

Surge grassroots solutions have a direct, tangible impact on the communities we serve.

“Now that we have a water filter for my family of 11, we don’t get sick. We no longer have to buy medicine and bottled water. We can now purchase additional food supply for my mini store. It has really changed our lives.”

– Mary Grace Miraflores
Barangay Cadalian, Philippines

our partners in action

Surge works hand-in-hand with local partners to design and implement the right solutions.

“Our partnership with Surge is great — we are like one family! I love hearing the testimonials and seeing the faces of the families who are really grateful to have their own water filters. They are now sure that the water they are consuming is really clean and safe, unlike before.”

– Camille Tahura
Executive Director, Philippines

field partners

Surge’s long-term partners on the ground play a critical role in the success and longevity of our projects.


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