Art from Kanija Village

Students of the Kanija Village in India

Water means life to the families of Kanija Village in India. And because they have access to safe water children have the time and good health to attend school which is where these girls created celebratory art for their community's Water Day event.

Children of all ages in Kanija Village celebrated World Water Day this year by honoring the focus of the day through their artwork. Using pencils and crayons these kids depicted how safe water plays an important role in their lives in Kanija.

Students in Kanija Village in India standing in front of a wall

In a country where more than 103 million people lack access to safe water, we pause to celebrate the lives that have already been transformed through safe water here in Kanija. Now the children here have the time and health to attend school, and look to bright futures.

Student's art in Kanija Village in India
Capital: New Delhi
Population of 1.2 billion
77 million lack access to safe water
769 million lack access to improved sanitation
59% of the total population lives on less than US$2 per day