An alliance that offers its members the opportunity to unite with other river & beach cleanup organisations from around the world, with access to educational material and funding.

An initiative by: THE PLANET CALLS


Our Vision

Our vision is to help our members expand their cleanup projects so that volunteerism leads to sustainable job creation in their communities, while also helping our members to educate their communities in an ongoing effort to prevent plastic pollution.

What you need

• A community of like-minded leaders where you can share, learn, & grow

• Help to grow your organization

• Access to funding

• Social media collateral

• Friends who understand what you do

• A unified voice


What we promote

• Plastic pollution-free oceans and rivers

• Employment opportunities for the homeless & unemployed

• Water preservation

• Education about water conservation

• Zero Waste, Beach & Riverbank Restoration

Alliance Objectives

The MOVING WATER ALLIANCE identifies and develops mutually beneficial relationships between ocean & river pollution cleanup organisations, and external parties for the purpose of pursuing goals that will add value to all parties.

• To expand the reach of MOVING WATER ALLIANCE members

• To enhance capability and competence of its members

• To enhance value creation for its members

• To leverage shared resources for its members

Our Team

The Alliance is headed by our Chairperson, Tarryn Johnston who successfully founded a river cleanup organisation in South Africa called Hennops Revival. Since its inception in November 2019, her organisation has removed 1,275,085 kgs of trash from the Hennops River and counting, with 2531 volunteers involved. Furthermore, the organisation offers employment opportunities to the homeless making the project not only a successful and vital environmental solution but a community uplifter as well.

Tarryn Johnston (South Africa)
Chairperson: Oversight Board – Moving Water Alliance

Helen Claire is a Fluid Mechanical Engineer from the Applied University of Kaiserslautern, Germany and also has an MBA from the Edinburgh University Business School, Scotland. She has twenty years of professional experience in the field of water treatment, transportation, and recycling for environmental, communal, and industrial applications with expertise in major international infrastructure projects. Helen is also a passionate sailor, skipper, and instructor. She trains and teaches theoretical knowledge and practical skills for both offshore and inland water.

Helen Claire (Germany)
Technical Director – Moving Water Alliance

Membership Benefits

Members of MOVING WATER ALLIANCE enjoy many benefits including:

• A forum of community members where you can connect with and digitally socialise with other project founders and organisers

• The opportunity to share best practices

• Access to educational and awareness content to share across your organisation’s social media platforms

• Access to funding for your organisation or project

• Promotion of your organisation through our platform and networks

Join Us

If you are the founder or organiser of a river or ocean cleanup project, we’d love for you to join us at MOVING WATER ALLIANCE. There is strength and power in unity.


For application to join, please fill in the online agreement form: Click here

Get in touch

Reach out to us for inquiries or comments.



In Summary

Many people don’t realise that every day around 8 million pieces of plastic makes their way into our ocean. It’s statistics like this that inspired all of the amazing volunteers from around the world to tackle the plastic pollution problem on beaches and in rivers. JOIN US TODAY and make a global difference!

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