Water.org… Do your Part!

by jonathonprince

A very inspirational story EVERYONE needs to listen to and watch! Take a moment, watch and do your part!

How do you watch this and not want to help! Take action! Click on the contribute link below and donate to Water.org and

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Water.org: is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization committed to providing safe drinking water and sanitation to people in developing countries.

More about Water:

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  • 3.575 million people die each year from water-related disease. (11)
  • 43% of water-related deaths are due to diarrhea. (11)
  • 84% of water-related deaths are in children ages 0 – 14. (11)
  • 98% of water-related deaths occur in the developing world. (11)
  • 884 million people, lack access to safe water supplies, approximately one in eight people. (5)
  • The water and sanitation crisis claims more lives through disease than any war claims through guns. (1)
  • At any given time, half of the world’s hospital beds are occupied by patients suffering from a water-related disease. (1)
  • Less than 1% of the world’s fresh water (or about 0.007% of all water on earth) is readily accessible for direct human use. (12)
  • An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the typical person living in a developing country slum uses in a whole day. (1)
  • About a third of people without access to an improved water source live on less than $1 a day. More than two thirds of people without an improved water source live on less than $2 a day. (1)
  • Poor people living in the slums often pay 5-10 times more per liter of water than wealthy people living in the same city. (1)
  • Without food a person can live for weeks, but without water you can expect to live only a few days. (4)
  • The daily requirement for sanitation, bathing, and cooking needs, as well as for assuring survival, is about 13.2 gallons per person. (3)
  • Over 50 percent of all water projects fail and less than five percent of projects are visited, and far less than one percent have any longer-term monitoring. (10)
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