Water connects every aspect of life
Access to safe water can protect and save lives, just because it's there. Access to safe water has the power to turn time spent into time saved, when it's close and not hours away.
For millions of women, children, and communities, access to safe water can turn problems into potential — unlocking education, economic opportunity and improved health.
Empowering women is critical to solving the water crisis. When women have access to safe water at home, they can pursue more beyond water collection.
Access to safe water and sanitation contributes to improved health and helps prevent the spread of infectious disease. It means reduced child and maternal mortality rates. It means reduced physical injury from constant lifting and carrying heavy loads of water.
Reductions in time spent collecting water have been found to increase school attendance, especially for girls. Access to safe water gives children time for school and the opportunity for a bright future.
Access to safe water and sanitation at home turns time spent into time saved — giving families more time to pursue education and work opportunities that will help them break the cycle of poverty.
Water is a smart investment
Water is the best investment the world can make to reduce disease, increase family income, keep girls in school, and change lives.
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