WHY THIS MATTERS
More than 50% of hospital beds around the globe are occupied by people who became sick from unsafe water. Unsafe water is an epidemic. Clean water is healthcare and the foundation of wellness. Healthy people can be productive, earn a living, and take care of their families. Healthy children can go to school, are more likely to thrive, and become healthy adults. Clean water is also essential for growing food, as crops can’t survive in soil poisoned by salty or polluted water. Currently, over 660 million people in the world lack access to safe drinking water, and by 2025, two-thirds of the world will live in water-stressed areas. For billions of people, the ability to produce clean water from polluted wells, rivers, and other sources would be life-changing.