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Upcoming Events

The annual African Dinner event will be held on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at the California Building. Tickets are on sale now! Email us!. Don't miss this event! Test out delicious African food and participate in the silent auction and raffle!


If you have any ideas for fundraising events, please email us!


Upcoming Trips

We are currently in the process of planning future trips. We are hoping to return to Kenya and Navajo Nation this summer. Have a trip idea? Email us! Previous projects include:

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.

Our Mission

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