For billions of people around the world, accessing clean water is not as easy as turning on your faucet.
– 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services.
– An estimated 446,000 children younger than 5 years die from waterborne illnesses like diarrhea.
– 670 million lack basic hygiene services with no handwashing facilities at all.
The good news is our charity partners listed below are working to ensure access to clean water is a reality for everyone around the world. Their programs include drilling wells; installing pumps, pipes and toilets; educating communities about proper hygiene and sanitation; and more.
Explore the resources below to see the impact of their work.