1.8 billion. That’s how many people drink dirty water each day. A $2 donation might not sound like much but that amount equals a two month supply of clean water for one person in these regions of the world. This is done through the amazing work of Healing Water International – a non-profit organization that partners with local communities to provide safe water and health and hygiene education.
Why is their work so important? Because affordable, state-of-the-art water filtration systems transform dirty water into safe water and helps turn thirsting regions into thriving ones. Here’s what else that donation does:
- Create a 12% increase in girls’ school attendance by reducing time spent traveling to a water source by 15-30 minutes that occurs at least once per day.
- Slash the 443 million school days lost each year due to water-related disease.
- Help reduce poor water and sanitation conditions that are linked to nearly 80% of illness in developing nations.
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