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Water=Life

663 million people in the world live without clean water.

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.

Access to clean water means education, income and health – especially for women and kids.

Clean water gives communities more time to grow food, earn an income, and go to school — all of which fight poverty.

 

Picture Courtesy : water.org