Diseases from dirty water kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. 43% of those deaths are children under 5yrs.
Access to clean water keeps kids in school, especially girls. Girls are particularly at risk and can lose up to a week every month from their education.
Over 40 billion hours get wasted every year collecting water. Access to clean water leaves more time to fight poverty by going to school, growing food, and earning an income
Women and girls bear the burden of water collection. When there is clean water, girls can go to school, and women can start businesses and grow their future and community.
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