World Water Day: March 22, 2013
11% of the world's population do not have safe water to drink
. This, coupled with poor sanitation, results in 2,000 children dying every day. We came together with supporters on World Water Day on March 22 to change that.
We launched a new report,
, calling for
universal access to safe water and sanitation by 2030.
We launched a
showing how water is just the beginning of the road out of
In the run-up to World Water Day we shared posts on
on the #20ways that water is just the beginning of the road out of poverty.
WaterAid and other water organizations discussed the world water crisis and solutions in a
Water Day Google+ Hangout
celebration moderated by YouTube star Justine Ezarik.
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation launched a new
partnership and project with WaterAid to bring safe drinking water to 6,700 people in Balkuy, Burkina Faso.
H&M announced a new partnership with Beyoncé for its summer campaign, which includes a fabulous new
H&M for Water collection that benefits WaterAid.
We partnered with these amazing moms who published blogs and produced videos about the importance of water in global poverty reduction.
The beginning - Welcome to Alakamisy
Access to safe, clean water transforms people's lives: it can prevent disease, save time, empower women and keep children in school. And when all those changes happen together the
transformation is amazing.
Safe water has changed everything in the village of Alakamisy, Madagascar.
Join us on a journey to meet the residents and hear their stories first-hand >
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