They believe Clean water changes everything and access to clean water means education, income and health - especially for women and kids.
Afarineshebartar-charity water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries.they are passionate about solving the water crisis in their lifetime, using 100% of all public donations to fund water projects, and proving where every dollar goes with photos and GPS coordinates. Here's the progress they have made since they started working in 2006.That’s nearly 1 in 10 people worldwide. Or, twice the population of the United States. The majority live in isolated rural areas and spend hours every day walking to collect water for their family. Not only does walking for water keep children out of school or take up time that parents could be using to earn money, but the water often carries diseases that can make everyone sick.
based on statistics 1 in 10 people lack access to clean water. this charity is on a mission to change that
How they Work
They invest the money and raise into organizations with years of experience to build sustainable, community-owned water projects around the world. their team works closely to ensure that every dollar is accounted for and then provides reports back to their donors. Learn about their approach, the solutions they fund and partners on the ground.In addition ,charity water has excited and dedicated interns working to support staff in incredible ways. They help charity run the office, work with their supporters, and so much more.
They fund water programs in 26 countries around the globe - in Africa, Asia, Central and South America. Water scarcity, poverty, political stability and strong partner organizations all play a part in where they choose to work. They focus on providing rural communities with their first access to clean water.
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Diseases from dirty water kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war.
43% of those deaths are children under five years old. Access to clean water and basic sanitation can save around 16,000 lives every week.
In Africa alone, women spend 40 billion hours a year walking for water.
Access to clean water gives communities more time to grow food, earn an income, and go to school -- all of which fight poverty.
Clean water helps keep kids in school, especially girls.
Less time collecting water means more time in class. Clean water and proper toilets at school means teenage girls don’t have to stay home for a week out of every month.
Women are responsible for 72% of the water collected in Sub-Saharan Africa
When a community gets water, women and girls get their lives back. They start businesses, improve their homes, and take charge of their own futures.