Water for People Makes a Difference in Latin America, Africa and Asia with NetSuite.org

Water for People

"The ability to have all of our country offices on the single NetSuite system and do global financial consolidations has been extremely valuable." Water for People

Company at a Glance

Location:
Denver, CO
Industry:
General Business, Nonprofit

Solutions

NetSuite OneWorld

Customer Success:

  • Water for People has improved financial visibility and control to support development of locally sustainable drinking water, sanitation and hygiene education.
  • Ability to tie financials to individual projects and budgets vs. actuals reporting optimizes projects in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda and India.
  • NetSuite OneWorld global business management solution enables monitoring and consolidation of international subsidiary locations with drill-through to detail.
  • OneWorld facilitates multi-currency transactions in more than a dozen currencies.
  • In place since 2008, NetSuite cloud architecture enables web access by Water for People personnel from international locations.
  • About 65 Water for People users around the world access NetSuite for expense reporting, purchase orders and more.
  • Centralized NetSuite system to oversee grants and donations improves management of donor restricted expenses.

Challenges:

  • Previous on-premise applications made it difficult to track funding and expenses, compromising organizational effectiveness.
  • Water for People personnel wasted time managing and consolidating disparate data sets in in-house IT systems.

Solution:

  • Water for People worked through NetSuite.org corporate citizenship program to implement a proven, flexible cloud solution for a host of non-profit operations.
  • NetSuite OneWorld selected as an ideal solution to better manage operations at nearly a dozen international locations.