When students don’t have to worry about gathering water, they return to class. With proper and safe latrines, girls stay in school through their teenage years.
FACTS AND DATA
In some communities, 10 of 10 people do not have access to
Clean water and sanitation facilities.
Facts and Data
Access to Clean Water Improves...
Access to water can break the cycle of poverty. Women and girls get their lives back. They start businesses and can contribute more to improving their homes.
With safe water, clean hands, healthy bodies, the time lost to sickness is reduced and people can get back to the work of lifting themselves out of poverty.
Access to clean water gives communities more time to grow food, earn an income, and go to school — all of which fight poverty.