Health workers go above and beyond to treat their patients, but without the right tools, every effort to heal risks bringing harm. With clean water on tap, good health will ripple far and wide.

11.4 million people

in Mozambique don't have clean water close to home.

Nurse Nilza’s team used to spend hours fetching dirty water. Now, with clean water on tap, they can keep wards clean and focus on giving the best care to their patients.

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of healthcare workers are women.

That means women like Maria, a nurse in Mozambique, are worst affected where their healthcare centers lack clean water, toilets and hygiene facilities.

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3.85 billion people

use or work in a healthcare facility with no hygiene services.

Good hygiene practice, and handwashing in particular, is one of the most effective ways for people to keep themselves and their loved ones safe from infection.

WaterAid/ Etinosa Yvonne

There are lots of ways to help us reach everyone, everywhere with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.