Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6
Meeting a critical global goal
Globally, 785 million people lack basic water service—a drinking water source that is accessible within a 30-minute round trip from their home. Even more people, 2 billion, do not have access to basic sanitation—a toilet or latrine that is not shared with other households.
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6 calls for clean water and sanitation for all. According to the latest development reports, the world is not on track to achieve this goal by 2030. It will cost approximately $114 billion a year between now and 2030 to achieve the goal. The amount needed is three times more than what is currently being applied to solve the water crisis. This is where Water.org comes in. We have a solution that addresses the gap in financing. Through access to affordable financing, we can empower millions in need with safe water and sanitation.
Affordable finance is the solution
Together with our 151 partners around the world, we've catalyzed $2.4 billion in capital to support small loans that bring access to safe water and sanitation to millions of people in need. Every $1 we put into WaterCredit creates $67 worth of impact. Learn more about how our smart financial solution will help the world achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 by closing the financial gap.
We created a way to bridge the gap between millions of people in need and access to a tap and toilet at home. Matt Damon, Water.org Co-founder, explains.
Learn more from Water.org’s Chief Global Impact Officer, Vedika Bhandarkar as she explains what is needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6.
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