“Diseases from dirty water kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war.”
This means that women and children who spend their time collecting water have less time in the classrooms gaining an education or taking care of their families.
In fact, it is estimated that women in Africa spend an estimated 200 million hours per day collecting water.
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4 out of 5 people lack clean drinking water in Africa
7 out of 10 people in Africa lack basic hygiene services
people live without clean drinking water.
That’s nearly 1 in 10 people worldwide. Or, twice the population of the United States live without clean water
In Africa alone, women spend 40 billion hours a year walking for water
Diseases from dirty water kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war.