Diseases from dirty water kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war.
780 million people live without access to clean water and over 2.5 billion need improved sanitation.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, only 25% of the population use a hand-washing facility with soap and water.
The Ripple Effect
Clean water is the first line of defense when it comes to health and hygiene. Access to proper WASH (water, sanitation & hygiene) can reduce illness and help alleviate systemic poverty.
Clean water helps keep children in school, especially young girls who are often responsible for collecting water. More time spent in the classroom means a brighter future for boys and girls.
Water keeps livestock and crops thriving which in turn increases food security and preserves livelihoods, especially for rural and pastoralist communities.
Savings and surplus from water sales translates to income generation. These added revenue streams, give communities flexibility in their budget and allows them to cover school fees, school supplies and other basic needs for their members.
Watch how access to clean water transformed a community and
Aggriphina's life forever.
When you invest in water, expect a high return on investment.
One water project can benefit over 1,000 people. Every $1 invested in clean water can yield $4-12 in economic returns. Make your investment today.