When providing clean water to communities in Africa, the conversation can’t stop there. Sanitation education is crucial to sustainable health care.
Most families in Africa don’t have enough water to take baths every day. They must boil water for drinking, cooking or brushing their teeth, and they hand-wash all their clothes. For the poorest families, even fuel to boil their water can be too expensive. Learn about being a part of the solution in our Fall…
Drink water and suffer diarrhea, don’t drink water and develop bladder stones. It’s a Catch-22 in desperate need of a solution.
Our partnership with the local churches helps stand in the gap for community needs that government programs have not been able to meet.
In Togo, national statistics indicate that 39 percent of the population do not have access to an improved drinking water source. A quarter of the Togolese population do not have, within a 30 minute walk, a source of drinking water.
Through facts, ideas and special water challenges Jill shares the importance of safe drinking water with the children at Vacation Bible School.
What are Complementary Interventions? How do Complementary Interventions help children living in the developing world?
The people of Nebaj live in a beautiful place, but it is very far from the city, and many times their needs are forgotten. Needs such as clean drinking water.
Because Kaitlin was a child fighting a terminal disease, she was granted one special wish. But Kaitlin was no ordinary young woman and her one wish will allow the wishes of children around the world to come true for generations.
No one can survive without water. What is our solution?
Water is essential to life but can also be very dangerous. It is something we need for survival but can be the cause of so many problems.
No matter if we are giving on His behalf for someone in our own neighborhood or across the world: Jesus chooses us to demonstrate His love to those around us!
Today is International Women’s Day and we are asking the question, what does giving 90% mean for a woman in the developing world?
One billion children world-wide lack basic needs such as food, shelter and clean water. Please share today, World Poverty Day, how blessed we are and how great the need is.
The deep truths of God are always revealed to those with an unwavering willingness to do whatever He says.
Today — World Water Day — it’s necessary to remember that water is life.
Tomorrow is World Water Day! Today is World Puppetry Day, and yesterday was World House Sparrow Day — do these days mean anything?
When the water plant in Colta Monjas Alto stopped working, everybody in the community started to drink piped water that wasn’t treated at all. Little by little, the Colta Monjas Alto inhabitants, especially the children, started to get ill.
In America, it’s easy to not think about our easy access to water. Or the fact that 783 million people — 11 percent of the global population — do not have access to safe drinking water, let alone bathing water.
Do you ever feel so overwhelmed by the issue of poverty that it stifles your ability to act?
According to the World Health Organization, about 80 percent of all illnesses in the developing world are caused by the lack of potable water and adequate sanitation; lack of safe water is also identified among the chief causes of sickness and death in children.
Children living in poverty face daily challenges. However, through sponsorship you are providing children hope, love, the chance to succeed and the chance to know Christ.
We’re in the midst of a campaign to takeover the Water.org Twitter account. Water.org’s 432,000 Twitter followers represent a whole new audience for us. An audience that may not know what we do, why we do it or who we do it for. This is what we want to tell them.
Please vote for us to takeover the Water.org Twitter account and encourage others to vote for us as well.
How much different would our lives be if we had to spend two to four hours each day just getting water to cook and do dishes?