Water is essential to human life. Yet, worldwide, 2.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and 4.5 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services.
Every minute a newborn dies from infection caused by lack of safe water and an unclean environment. However, investing in clean water saves lives, and according to the World Bank, promoting good hygiene is one of the most cost effective health interventions.
Nearly 1 million people die from water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases each year.
More people have a mobile phone than a toilet.
One-third of all schools lack access to safe water.
Women and children spend 200 million hours a day collecting water.
Each year, $260 billion is lost globally due to lack of basic water and sanitation.
The Global Impact Clean Water Fund brings together three of the most respected, best-in-the-business, international organizations focused on bringing clean water and providing access to clean water to those in need.
Through this fund, you will join with millions of people to change the world by helping to improve forest and freshwater management, build wells and piping systems, teach proper sanitation, install water stations and more.
Your contributions go directly to supporting real and meaningful work to provide clean water to those who need
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