More than one in eight people worldwide, that’s 785 million people lack access to safe water.
Usually the responsibility for looking after the health of a family falls on the women of the family.
This can involve women in walking large distances to get the best quality water from a clear stream.
Even then the water, although looking clear, may still contain bacteria!
Alternativly a family may be spending up to 25 – 50% of their income on buying bottled water.
Our ‘Safe Water for Every Child‘ project with the provision of SkyHydrant installations besides protecting children also;
- Improves the overall health of the whole community;
- Reduces the pressure on women in Developing Countries;
- Reduces poverty;
- Reduces plastic waste.
All for a capital cost of $1 per person, per year,
This post and the photo was inspired by an article by Jennifer Schorsch, President of Water.org, originally published on Impakter here.
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