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Every 15 Seconds a Child Dies From Water-Related Diseases

Posted By Web Team On July 5, 2011 @ 1:28 am In Complementary Interventions,Multimedia | 12 Comments

safe-drinking-water We cannot live without water. It cleanses and nourishes our bodies. Every living creature needs water to survive.

In Matthew 10:42 (NIV) Jesus recognizes how precious and life-giving water is:

“And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.”

Today, thousands of little ones around the world are severely ill and many will die due to the lack of safe drinking water. But that doesn’t have to continue.

You can also view this video, Water of Life [3], on YouTube.

Our Water of Life [4] filtration system will provide at least one million gallons of clean drinking water — more than enough to last the lifetime of a child. This new filtration system is simple for anyone to use and can be set up in under five minutes.

How Does the Water of Life Filter Provide Safe Drinking Water?

A Water of Life filter is based on the same technology developed for kidney dialysis.

Each filter is made up of tiny microtubes with pores hundreds of times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. These pores remove deadly bacteria and allow only clean water [5] to pass through for drinking. The Water of Life system effectively eliminates parasites and bacterial contaminants that cause cholera, typhoid, E. coli, amoebic dysentery and many other devastating diseases.

Dirty water from sources such as lakes, rivers, ponds or puddles is poured into the system’s bucket. As the water flows through the filter, it comes out completely safe to drink.

When the flow rate begins to slow after multiple uses, the user simply disconnects the primary filter unit and rinses it with clear water. Depending on the level of contaminants in the dirty water, some systems may require more-frequent rinsing. Unlike typical water filters, the Water of Life filter will remain highly effective over time while purifying at least one million gallons.

One of the greatest gifts you can give to a child is safe, healthy drinking water. Will you give [6] a child a “cup of cold water”?


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