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Why water.org? If you’re familiar with the Healthy Lifestyle Secrets curriculum, you know that one of the key components of maintaining your health is staying hydrated. While it’s simple enough for us to turn on the tap or buy a bottle of water, the same can’t be said for the rest of the world. Currently 844 million people around the world don’t have access to clean drinking water. In fact, every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease. There are people whose entire existence focuses around scavenging for water just so their family can survive another day.
Why $3.13? Because it takes only $3.13 to provide 5 years of clean water for 1 person in the developing world.*
What Does water.org do? 844 million people — about 1 in 9 — lack access to safe water; 2.3 billion — about 1 in 3 — lack access to a toilet. Water.org is dedicated to changing this, empowering families through access to affordable financing and expert resources to make household water and toilet solutions a reality.
Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org pioneers innovative, market-driven solutions to the global water crisis — breaking down barriers to give families hope, health and the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty.