How We Help
Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home.
844 million people do not have even a basic drinking water service.
263 million people have to spend over 30 minutes per trip collecting water from sources outside the home.
159 million still drink untreated water from surface water sources, such as streams or lakes.
An estimated 443 million school days are lost each year from water-related illness.
Water and sanitation interventions are cost effective across all world regions. These interventions were demonstrated to produce economic benefits ranging from $5-46 USD for every $1 USD invested.