FACTS


Did you know...

  • 1 in 10 people lack access to clean drinking water? 
  • water, sanitation and hygiene related disease kill nearly 1 million people each year?
  • women and girls across the world collectively spend about 200 million hours every day collecting water?
  • nearly 1 out of every 5 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease?
  • girls under the age of 15 are twice as likely as boys to be the family member responsible for fetching water?
  • half of the world's hospital beds are filled with people suffering from a water-related disease?
Water is life, and clean water means health.
— Audrey Hepburn