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We believe that all people are worthy of access to clean water.

Who We Are & What We Believe

Simply put, we are passionate people, obsessed with serving consumers while making a positive impact in the world. We believe that water disparity is one of the most critical issues in our modern day world, and we are heartbroken that there are still over 700 million people that do not have access to the most basic necessity of life. Yet we also realize that we have the power and responsibility to make change, and that we can use our skills and resources to advance the mission of The Water Project, who uses donations to empower communities by developing sustainable, locally-owned clean water sources in the most underserved regions around the world.

 

AQUALITY was built on the belief that something as simple as a water bottle can make a significant impact. By delivering a high quality product and using the profits for good,  we aim to improve the lives of our customers while serving the world in critical ways. Our mission is to serve as a sustainable donation stream for our partners who are making significant strides towards ending the water crisis in our lifetime. We hope that you will join this mission today!

Our Commitment

We are 100% committed to both our consumers and our partners. That is why we offer high quality bottles at an affordable price point, while giving as much as possible to our non-profit partners.

 

Our bottles are made "for good", which means that they not only are for a good cause, but that they are made to last. With grade A 18/8 double walled stainless steel and BPA free lids, you can be guaranteed that your drinks will stay hot or cold for hours. Also, we understand the frustration of those leaky water bottle lids, which is why we selected a design that has virtually no possibility of leaking when the lid is tightly screwed on. Our bottles also have a beautiful design, and are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors. 

Being committed to advancing the brand's mission, we strategically structured AQUALITY to have maximum impact. That is why 50% of your bottle's profits go directly to materials and labor to build clean water sources, and the other 50% will go to growing the brand and purchasing more bottles so that our collective impact is multiplied. To offer an additional layer of transparency, we will also provide project updates so that you can track the water source development that your bottle helped fund. Learn more on our impact blog!

A Message From the Founder

Dear friends, 

Thank you so much for coming to learn more about AQUALITY! The fact that you are reading this shows that you have a tremendous passion and heart to make a positive impact on the world, and I believe that is the first and most important step as we strive towards a world in which all people have access to clean, safe water. 

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to some of the most beautiful, yet most underdeveloped regions in South America, Africa, and India. I went with the expectation that I would pity the residents of these impoverished villages, knowing that they just barely had enough to make it through each day. I witnessed 5 kids sharing one plate at their only meal for the day. I passed women who were carrying 40+ pounds of lumber on their heads for 14 miles across mountains to make their $1 wage for the day, which was just enough to buy the food that would hardly give them enough energy to wake up the next day and repeat it all again. I met women who were sold as adolescents by their own families into the sex trafficking industry. I saw kids running outside cheering as rain poured and formed puddles on the dirt roads, because this meant they didn't have to walk many miles that day to collect water to drink that was just as dirty. 

It broke my heart, again and again and again, as I saw many instances of people whose daily lives seemed to be unfathomably tragic compared to my privileged, comfortable upbringing in Suburban America. Yet, I did not come away feeling pity for them, but rather admiration. I admired the way these community members loved each other and rallied together when times got hard. I admired the contagious, radiant joy and genuine gratitude of the children who learned that taking something for granted was not an option. I admired those strong, resilient women, who loved their family so much that they would truly go to the ends of the earth for them, each and every day.  And to be honest, I began to instead pity those living the most luxurious lives, who never seem to be quite as joyful as these village residents.

Following this trip, I promised myself that I would actively seek opportunities to serve those in our world who are not fortunate enough to have adequate access to essential, life-sustaining elements. AQUALITY was founded because I believe something as simple as a water bottle can help advance the development of clean water sources, and can offer those in more financially comfortable circumstances a practical way to join this mission. Not out of pity, but only out of love, respect, and admiration. 

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Thank you for joining us on this journey.

 

 

Sincerely,

Bethany Lueers