The question isn't if we will run out of water. It's when.
Unless we change.



Through her work as a lawyer at various institutions including the World Bank, Mina Guli came to learn about the water crisis. 

Mina has now dedicated her life to raising awareness, and educating the youth of the global water crisis and responsible water leadership.

All photography provided by Kelvin Trautman


Mina Guli Running in Death Valley


Ultra runner

As founder and ambassador of Thirst, Mina undertakes running expeditions to draw global media attention to the water crisis and to tell stories of responsible water leadership.

Water Advocate

In 2012, Mina founded, Thirst, a Chinese-based charity focusing on educating the youth around invisible water usage and responsible water stewardship. 


I’m not doing this for myself.
I’m doing this for our planet and the generations to come.
I’m running for every person who uses water.
Mina Guli Running in the Richtersveld National Park in South Africa

I want every single person on the planet to have a dream they can achieve.
Without water, that is not possible.
Mina Guli among the students of Thirst Water Program


Mina's Instagram 

Mina on Twitter



No one can change the world alone. 

Mina Guli running on Bad Water Flats in USA