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What if you did not have clean water?. Did you know….?. One in five of the world’s population lacks access to clean, safe water. Three billion people lack basic sanitation.

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What if you did not have clean water

What if you did not have clean water?


Did you know

Did you know….?


What if you did not have clean water

One in five of the world’s population lacks access to clean, safe water. Three billion people lack basic sanitation.


What if you did not have clean water

Water covers 70% of the planet’s surface. Only 2.5% of the world’s water is fresh. More than two thirds of this is unavailable for human use.


What if you did not have clean water

If all the earth's water fit in a gallon jug, available fresh water would equal just over a tablespoon.


The world used twice as much water in 2000 than in 1960

The world used twice as much water in 2000 than in 1960.


There are 6 billion of us in the world about 1 2 billion of us go without clean water near to home

There are 6 billion of us in the world. About 1.2 billion of us go without clean water near to home.


A person can live about a month without food but only about a week without water

A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water


What if you did not have clean water

Approximately 60 to 70% of the rural population in the developing world have neither access to a safe and convenient source of water nor a satisfactory means of waste disposal.


What if you did not have clean water

More than 200 million hours are spent each day by women and female children to collect water from distant, often polluted sources.


What if you did not have clean water

A beautiful mountain river in Uganda.Yet people living in the area wish it were different.


What if you did not have clean water

When people (and animals) have to use the same stream or pond for washing and drinking, germs can get into the water and cause illness. There are cholera germs in this stream. Cholera kills.


What if you did not have clean water

Further downstream, children from the Kaahwa family are taking a cooling wash in the sunshine. The water is a mix of refreshment and danger.


What if you did not have clean water

Now the children must lug back bowls and buckets of water to use at home.


What if you did not have clean water

This is heavy work which

takes up too much time

each day.


What if you did not have clean water

Back home, their mother and father know to boil the water to kill the germs, but the risk is always there.


What if you did not have clean water

What if you only have one litre of dirty water a day. How could you ensure it is safe enough to drink?


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