GWOPA has helped establish regional platforms for WOPs in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, South East Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean.
It assists regional WOP platforms to develop business plans, helps them to raise money to support WOPs, and provides guidance on WOPs implementation.In some regions, GWOPA works with established platforms. In Asia, GWOPA's regional partners is Waterlinks, founded by the Asian Development Bank, the International Water Association and the United States Agency for International Development. In Africa, considerable efforts have been expended in establishing a functional WOP platform with the African Water Association. Furthermore, in response to strong demand in certain countries, national platforms were established to facilitate in-country or international WOPs.