Inventing Water

The Power of Water

Water connects every aspect of life. Access to safe water can quickly turn problems into potential – empowering people with time for school and work, and contributing to improved health for women, children, and families around the world.

OUR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The Water Crisis

785M

People – 1 in 9 – lack access to safe water

266 M

Women and girls spend 266 million hours every day finding a place to go

200 M

Women and girls spend 200 million hours every day collecting water

3rd

Leading cause of child death is diarrhea

1 M

People die each year from water related diseases

1 in 3

Schools lacks access to basic water and sanitation