Clean water and sanitation - the keys to ending poverty.

Did you know?

2.5 billion people don't have access to clean, fresh water around the world. This adds up to every 2 out of 5 people who don't have access to improved sanitation.



The major sources of water population are from human settlements and industrial and agricultural activities

- 80% of sewage in developing countries is discharged untreated directly into water bodies.

- Industry dumps an estimated 300-400 MT of polluted waste in waters every year.

- Nitrate from agriculture is the most common chemical contaminant in world's groundwater aquifiers.

Water is essential for the health and survival of human life. It is used for agriculture, industry and energy.

Approximately 3.5 million people die each year due to inadequate water supply sanitation and hygiene.

Statistics show that 85% of the world's supply of water is used by only 12% of world's population and they don't live in developing countries.

Water is also the cause of many serious health problems. Statistics prove that 80% of all sickness and disease throughout the world is related , in some way, to water.

There are millions of lives lost every year due to the poor water standards and no sanitary. Adults and kids all get diseases that are preventable and a lot of people die.

Kids don't get education because or there illnesses, they are refused to learn.

As well as millions of working days and in one earning opportunities are lost to all these illnesses and diseases.

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