Water and Sanitation
The importance of sanitation in under-developed countries
One gram of human faeces can contain:
- 10 million viruses
- 1 million bacteria
- 1 000 parasite cysts
- 100 parasite eggs
Sanitation needs to be talked about
Sanitation is not spoken about openly in today's society because of cultural taboos, pride and humiliation. This puts immense pressure on poor communities and families.
Watch the following video
It explains the need of safe water and shows the struggle poor communities have!
Make change happen: World Water Day