Water

  • RoseSite

    Water gives Hope

      When Rose was a young girl, she dropped out of school to help her mother tend to the household, and to take on the task of walking to gather water each day. It was hard work, and it wasn’t her dream, but her family needed her. Now that Rose is herself a mother, she […]

  • Sanitation

    Sanitation

    More people have a mobile phone than a toilet.1,2 2.5 billion people – or 1 in 3 – lack access to improved sanitation; 1 billion still practice open defecation.1 Improved sanitation facilities are estimated to result in an average reduction in cases of diarrhea by approximately 28%.3 Washing hands with soap has been found to […]

  • Save water ISO

    Safe Water

    The water crisis is the #1 global risk based on impact to society (as a measure of devastation), and the #8 global risk based on likelihood (likelihood of occurring within 10 years) as announced by the World Economic Forum, January 2015.4 750 million people around the world lack access to safe water; approximately one in […]

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    Women

    Glass ceilings aside, millions of women are prohibited from accomplishing little more than survival. Not because of a lack of ambition, or ability, but because of a lack of safe water and adequate sanitation. Millions of women and children in the developing world spend untold hours daily, collecting water from distant, often polluted sources, then […]

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    Children

    Every minute a child dies from a water-related disease.1,3 Surveys from 45 developing countries show that women and children bear the primary responsibility for water collection in the majority of households. This is time not spent working at an income-generating job, caring for family members, or attending school.2 Diarrhea is the 4th leading cause of […]

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