Why we do it                         

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Water Facts....
  •  Every 20 seconds a child dies as a result of poor sanitation.
  • Unclean water is the worlds SECOND LARGEST KILLER of children.
  • 1.5 Million deaths each year, most being the deaths of children and are caused by the ingestion of pathogens in unsafe drinking water. These deadly pathogens include; Diarrhea, Cholera, Typhoid, and Dysentery.
  • 860,000  children under five years of age die each year due to unsafe water.
  • It has been calculated that 443 million school days are lost each year to water related illness.
  • Only 61 per cent of people in Sub-saharan Africa have access to improved water supply sources, compared with 90 per cent in other continents.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest number of water stressed countries of any region. 115 people die every hour from diseases linked to contaminated water. Four out ten people in Sub-saharan Africa remain without access to an improved drinking source of drinking water and also remain off track to meet the Millennium Development Goal 7.
  •  THIS CAN BE REDUCED BY 90 PER CENT BY THE PROVISION OF IMPROVED DRINKING PROJECTS!
Designed to save children's lives.

Designed to save children's lives.