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Our Story

Clean water for everyone, everywhere

Our Story

Marie-Stella-Maris is a Dutch lifestyle brand with a social mission; clean water for everyone, everywhere. We contribute by selling natural mineral water and luxurious care products. From every item sold, we donate to water projects all over the world.

We care for water
We strongly believe that people have the right to live in dignity, which includes the right to clean, safe and accessible (drinking) water. Having access to clean water will empower people to take control of their lives and build their own future.

For each liter of our mineral water sold, we donate 5 cents to projects enabling clean water. Additionally, 5% of all our care turnover also contributes.

Since our launch in 2011, the Marie-Stella-Maris Foundation has raised over €1.000,000. This has enabled us to support 13 clean drinking water projects providing more than 30,000 people with access to clean drinking water. 

"Having access to clean water will empower people to take control of their lives and build their own future."

How it began
Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is life. Access to a clean source is the basis of health and security. This is not yet a reality for everyone however. Everyday, people all over the world, mostly children, experience the harmful and often fatal consequences of not having enough.

64/292 The human right to water and sanitation.

When in 2010 the United Nations declared access to clean drinking water and sanitation to be a human right, founder Patrick Munsters (r.) got inspired. Together with his business partner Carel Neuberg (l.) they started with Marie-Stella-Maris as a means to inspire people to consume more (socially) consciously and as a way to jointly contribute to improving access to clean drinking water worldwide.

Find out more about the human right to water and sanitation on the
United Nations website


Our products

With our products you can contribute and take care of your body on the inside and out. Marie-Stella-Maris mineral water hydrates internally, whilst our care products nourish, hydrate and protect the skin.

Caring products with stylish design.

We have a passion for design and get our inspiration from photography and art. Attention to detail guides everything we do: from product design to the interior of our brand store. And we do our best to make sure our products are effective ánd stylish, so they can become a design asset to any hotel, restaurant or home.

How it works
1. You buy & contribute

For each Marie-Stella-Maris product you purchase, a fixed amount goes to clean drinking water projects. For our natural mineral water we calculate a contribution of 5 ct/L and for our care products a contribution of 5% of our turnover. 

2. We calculate & donate

Each month the total contribution of all the sold products is carefully calculated. This amount will be directly transferred to the Marie-Stella-Maris Foundation.

3. Together we can make a difference

Thanks to your contribution we can make a difference. With all supported clean drinking water projects we already provide over 30.000 people with access to clean drinking water.


Marie-Stella-Maris Foundation 

"Access to clean drinking water projects for everyone, everywhere."

The Marie-Stella-Maris Foundation is dedicated to increase access to clean drinking water worldwide. The Foundation realizes this through financially supporting projects focussed on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

The Marie-Stella-Maris Foundation has been able to support 13 projects, providing over 30.000 people with access to clean drinking water. 

For more information please visit the foundation website: