10 Reasons why Water changes Everything
Improving access to water, sanitation resources, and hygienic education prevent 1.5 million child deaths every year.
Women and girls spend an average of six hours a day fetching water. Cleanwater sources free up precious time for work and school.
Hours of extra time translates into greater economic investment and more dollarsearned to meet basic needs and to save for the future.
Equal access to global water sources enables farmers’ crops to produce 20-30 percent more, alleviating hunger for 150 million people.
Eliminating long treks to fetch water significantly decreases the risk of harassment orabuse for women and girls.
If the world’s children all had a dependable supply of clean water, 443 million hours of school would be redeemed every year.
Women with more time are able to open their own businesses and become key influencers in their communities.
Clean water empowers people to give their families a better life without encouraging a cycle of dependence.
Once a community has access to clean water, a foundation of trust and friendship is built, allowing our partnering staff to meet other needs and to gradually introduce the Gospel.
Providing for physical needs through clean water opens the doors to share the love of Jesus, the source of Living Water, to families and communities with whom we have developed strong relationships.