Delivering water security and farmer well-being.


The HUF’s programme currently reaches 10,773 villages* in 38 districts in 8 states and 2 union territories across India in partnership with 16 NGO partners and multiple co-funders. The Company also supports several knowledge initiatives in water conservation, governance, and behavior change.


The community-centric approach in our programmes is instrumental in delivering sustainable water security outcomes. These include effective surface water conservation efforts in vulnerable districts, improvement in ground water levels, behaviour change in water use practices for water intensive crops like paddy and wheat. Here are some stories of impact from our programmes...


CLART, a tool to help communities identify and plan their water conservation activities through MGNREGS

Measuring Impact

mesuring impact

Building numeracy of water related outcomes is critical to activate large scale community involvement and measure programme outcomes. At HUF we measure indicators including the quantum of water potential created through conservation efforts, improvement in ground water levels, water saved through improved agricultural practices, benefits to farmers through yield and income improvement and effectiveness of community-led institutions on the governance of shared water assets. A robust protocol is adopted by partner NGOs to measure the outcomes of programmes.

Annual Assurance Reports

HUF’s partner NGOs measure and track the impact of programmes on key indicators. These outcomes are validated through independent third-party audits. To view and download our annual assurance reports, click here.

Highlights from Assurance Report 2021

  • 1


    2.6 trillion litres

    of cumulative and collective water potential created upto 2022

  • 2


    110 million person-days

    generated up to 2021 through community water conservation projects

  • 3

    Yield Output

    1.7 million tons

    of agricultural and biomass production generated until 2022

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