This foundation is a non-subsidized Dutch foundation which wants to realize, recover or improve the drinking water- and sanitary locations in rural villages and small towns in developing countries. If possible, there are used materials and installations that get a second life. All of the volunteers who work for the foundation have been working in the water-business for many years.Tthey have done many projects outside of The Netherlands. Per example, they have been a volunteer in/ for Suriname, Senegal, Indonesia, Vietnam and Mozambique.

The staff/ board of foundation 'Water is our World' consists of four people:


Casper van Ommen

Waterengineer O&M


Jacques van Paassen

Expert water treatment

Henry Jansen




Theo Smit


Non-revenue water, well, sanitatation


You can contact the staff on the page contact.