Water Scarcity and Pollution
Fight water scarcity !
What are the effects of water pollution ?
- Children (mainly girls) have to drop out of school due to having to carry water which hurts their back & shoulders
- Diarrheal diseases are spread easier
- Has a major effect on their health
- 650 million people don't have access to safe water so they drink dirty water
What can we do to help this problem ?
- Bring bottled water to families in Africa
- Bring toilets and sinks to schools and families
- Teach the government and schools about how important hygiene really is
- Give the people who have already been diagnosed with diseases medicine (if the illness is curable)
- Build safe wells/faucets