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The Student Association for International Water Issues (SAIWI) is a student organization at the University of Nevada, Reno, whose mission is to increase access to clean drinking water and improved sanitation services. Working on a local, village to village level, SAIWI implements sustainable water projects that educate and empower communities, while also providing hands-on international experiences to our student volunteers.

Upcoming Events

  • Composting latrines in Panama
  • Rainwater harvesting tanks in Kenya and Guatemala
  • Well drilling workshops in Kenya

Our Mission

Upcoming Trips

We are currently in the process of planning future trips. We are hoping to visit Peru this winter! Have a trip idea? Email us! Previous projects include:

There are currently no events coming up but keep checking back for more updates and news to come! 

In other news, check out our recent interview on Smart Student Podcast!