World Water Day: Clean water saves lives
Today is World Water Day, a day to think about and act on the lack of clean water in many parts of the world. About 800 million people, or 11% of the world’s population, don’t have safe water to drink, according to WaterAid America, which results in 2,000 children dying every day. It’s too sad to think about.
WaterAid is an international non-profit organization that helps communities build and manage their own safe water systems, and it is calling for universal access to safe water and sanitation by 2030.
Water is just the beginning, WaterAid says, and can help save lives:
It can be done!