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Water and Sanitation

It's really quite simple. Clean water is a need, not a want. One in ten individuals go without clean water around the world. That's double the amount of people living in the United States! An estimated 2.5 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation needs. That's more than 35% of the world's population.

Over 750,000 children under the age of 5 will die this year due to diarrhea caused from open defecation.

80% of diseases in developing countries are caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation, including inadequate sanitation facilities.

Children continue to pay the price in lost lives, missed schooling, disease, malnutrition, and poverty.

Women and children risk sexual harassment and assault when defecating at night and in secluded areas.

What They Say?

helping those in need

Improving access to clean water and sanitation is a critical step towards reducing the impact of poverty. It also helps create physical environments that enhance safety, dignity, and self-esteem.