Nearly half the world's population has no access
to clean water.
2 million people die each year from preventable water related diseases.
One child dies every 15 seconds from these diseases.
A typical South African child has to walk 3km to
get fresh water and will have to carry a 25 litre drum of water back
home every day.
Fetching water can take up to four hours of a child's day.
Water related diseases are the leading cause of death in the world – 6,000 people died from a water related disease every day.
40 billion hours are lost annually to hauling water – woman and girls are the primary water carriers.