Clean water, a resource that many people in developed countries take for granted, is a luxury in certain parts of the world. According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, more than 300 of the 800 million residing in sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments.
Water-related diseases are one of the most common causes of illness and death in developing countries like Liberia. In fact, nearly 80 percent of illnesses in developing countries are linked to dirty water and unsanitary conditions. As water is essential to good health and wellbeing, it is important
While many people in the U.S. take water for granted, those in developing countries are not as fortunate. In fact, more than 350 million people in Africa alone suffer daily from the effects of water scarcity. To help end the water crisis in Africa, many organizations have made it their mission to
Liberia, a country in West Africa, is home to an estimated 4.98 million people. These men, women, and children suffer from a shortage of safe, clean water which has created a health crisis that affects the whole nation. In 2008, young Christians from Washington D.C. were inspired to eliminate water
While water scarcity is a serious issue that affects more than 748 million people globally, no region has been more affected than Sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty has become an epidemic in parts of Africa due to political instability, ethnic conflicts, and a general lack of necessary resources like safe,
In developing countries, up to 80 percent of illnesses are connected to dirty drinking water. Water-related diseases in Africa are particularly problematic, as huge swaths of the continent are unable to access clean water on a daily basis. Providing clean drinking water and educational programs can