We all need clean water to survive; it's vital for keeping clean and healthy. But many people are going without, impacting their health, education and livelihoods.

 lack access to 'at least basic' water.

At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time doesn't exceed 30 minutes (round trip), including queuing

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lack access to 'at least basic' sanitation.

'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households.

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under the age of 5 die from diarrhea each year.

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Our programmes

We emphasise on the consolidation of past programme accomplishments, replication and scaling-up successful models for sustainability.

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Stories

Changing one million lives one step at a time through improving access to water, decent toilets and hygiene.

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News

We aim to inspire people with compelling stories that ignite change, making these basic human rights normal for everyone, everywhere.

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Facts and statistics

1 in 3 people on the planet don't have a decent toilet of their own. 1 in 9 don't have clean water close to home.

Clean water, proper sanitation and good hygiene help everyone around the world live happy and healthy lives.

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Let's make this normal for everyone, everywhere, always.