Right now 663 million people do not have access to clean water.
This means almost 1 in 10 are without access to the most basic human need.
T H E F A C T S
Water-related diseases affect more than 1.5 billion people every year.
The water crisis is the #1 global risk based on impact to society (as a measure of devastation), as announced by the World Economic Forum in January 2015.
Y O U T H
Every 90 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness.
Diarrhea is the 3rd leading cause of child death, a majority of which are water-related
Globally, 1/3 of all schools lack access to safe water and adequate sanitation.
Lack of access to clean water kills more children annually than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined.
W O M E N
Women and girls often spend up to six hours a day collecting water.
Women are responsible for 72% of the water collected in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Involving women can make water projects 6 to 7 times more effective.
The time to recognize the water crisis has long passed; it must be acknowledged now and immediate action must be taken to assist communities fighting the daily battle to acquire clean water.
T H E G O O D N E W S
The water crisis is real and it is frightening, but One Love Worldwide is working hard to combat the horrific reality millions without safe access to clean water face each day. By providing safe access to clean water, we absolutely change lives; much disease and sickness caused by consuming contaminated water is eliminated. Women and men have more time to work and care for their family. Children have more time to attend school and know the joys of childhood. Our commitment and passion is evident in the tens of thousands of lives impacted by our work. We create hope for a healthy future full of opportunities. We are working hard each day to get water for those who need it most. Our model works!
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