Clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene are vital for living a dignified, healthy life.

Statistics can look stark. More than one in five people on the planet don't have a decent toilet of their own. One in ten don't have clean water close to home.

But thanks to your incredible support, we’ve already reached millions of people in some of the toughest places in the world. We can’t stop there.

By working together, we can reach everyone, everywhere within a generation – and change millions more lives for good.

 don’t have clean water close to home.

(WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme 2021)

Almost don't have a decent toilet of their own.

(WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme 2021)

don’t have clean water.

(WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme 2022 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools)

from infection caused by lack of safe water and an unclean environment.

(WHO, 2015)

Diarrhoea caused by dirty water and poor toilets kills one child under the age of five  

Based on Prüss-Ustün et al. (2014) and The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (2018)

Around the world up to are lost every year because of water-related illnesses. 

(Human Development Report, 2006)

Every $1 invested in water and toiletsreturns an average of

(WHO, 2012)

The World Bank says promoting good hygiene is

(Disease Control Priorities, third edition (volume 2), 2016)

If everyone, everywhere had clean water, the number of diarrhoeal deaths would be

(Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2014)

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