Your pupils' steps will transform lives for good

This March, we challenge schools to go the distance and walk more kilometres every day of the month.

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How March for Water works

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Sign up and set your challenge

Set a target distance for your pupils to walk throughout the month, and how much money you aim to raise together.

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Lace up your walking shoes

Get your pupils marching and log your walks on your school fundraising page to keep track of your progress.

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Make a difference

Encourage your pupils to ask family and friends to sponsor their walk, or ask for a small £1 or £2 donation to take part.

Some distance ideas from us:


(62 total)

The average journey length to the nearest water source


(124 total)

The average round-trip distance to the nearest water source


(248 total)

The distance of two round-trips to the nearest water source

Or your own amount

Any amount counts, walk as little of as much as you want to.

Why March for Water?

1 in 10

people don't have access to clean water.

Such a basic human right should be normal for everyone, everywhere, but for a staggering 785 million people it isn’t. They have no choice but to drink dirty water, often from remote sources, risking their health, their safety and their chances in life.

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Your support changes lives

When your school raises money this March you'll be helping communities get clean water for the first time - opening up a world of possibility. With clean water, people have an equal chance to be healthy, educated and financially secure. Communities can thrive.

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