THAT IS 1 IN 10 PEOPLE OR TWICE THE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES.1
As a result, each year the water and sanitation crisis claim more lives through diseases than any war! Lack of clean water effects every aspect of life from health, to nutrition, education, financial stability, and gender equality.
EVERY 90 SECONDS, A CHILD DIES FROM A WATER RELATED DISEASE. 2
Diarrhea kills more children under 5 then AIDS, malaria, and measles combined.3 With clean water, comes good health!
SAMBURU WOMEN WALK UP TO 12 MILES EVERY DAY IN SEARCH OF WATER
Often carrying a full 44 pound jerry can on their head. This search is not only physically taxing, but leaves women with no time. Time to explore, create, or invest in their future. With clean water this all changes.