A student can buy a bottle of water just about anywhere.
This is a student’s refrigerator in their room. They have fresh water “on demand.”
Joy is getting water from the pond in front of Cooper Library. The water looks pretty clean.
Two women are getting water in Sudan. The water looks dirty and is probably very dangerous to drink.
The water in Clemson is safe to play in. However, the little boy below doesnâ€™t have clean water to play in. He is playing in contaminated water, there is even a rotten apple floating in it.
There is a problem... Too many people in the world do not have clean water.
187 children die every hour from lack of access to clean water.
These children could be the next to die without clean drinking water.
This water could contain: -E’coli -Salmonella Typhi -Schistosoma -Cholera Vibrios -Hepatitis
Unsafe water causes 80% of diseases and kills more than all violent crimes.
88% if diarrhoeal deaths are due to lack of access to sanitation facilities
2.6 billion people do not have access to improved sanitation
1 IN 6 PEOPLE DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER 2.
“We all have clean water to drink”
“Not me. I do not have clean water.”
People in Africa spend hours every year just walking to get clean water
Water buckets can weigh over 40 lbs. Loads of that size get even heavier over a long distance & carrying the buckets can result in back problems
What will you do?