Help Fund a Water Project

Together, we can unlock potential in a developing community by providing clean, safe water.

This is a little lengthy, but I urge you to read it. Please. : )
  • #1 - A child dies every 15 seconds from a lack of clean water.
  • If that isn't enough a reason to motivate you to make a donation, I'm not sure what is.

  • #2 - Nearly 1 billion people don't have safe water to drink.
  • 1 billion. That's the whole of the United States of America put together, more than three times over.
  • #3 - 115 people die every hour from diseases linked to poor sanitation, poor hygiene and contaminated water.

    While you sit there and sip on your cup of clean water, a hundred and fifteen people, humans, like you and me, are dying from contaminated water. If you don't have a cup of water near you, and if you do, good, go get one. Fill it with some water. It's probably mostly clean, no?

    Now imagine that cup of water, only contaminated. Imagine it brown in color. The water has been contaminated with sewage, animal manure, flies, eggs. Disgusting thought, isn't it? I sure think so. It's a thought no one wishes to think of, yet its what people in places like Uganda and Rwanda drink.

  • #4 - 1 in 4 children who die before age 5 worldwide, die of a water related disease.
  • Clean water. Clean water. Clean water.

    Every one in 4 children that die before the age of 5 worldwide, die simply because they couldn't have access to clean water. Do you find that ridiculous? I do.

  • #5 - Children often walk miles every day to collect dirty water to drink. Water related illness kills more people each year than wars and conflict.

  • How far do you walk to collect water? Clean water I might add. Miles? I'm guessing not.

    But some children have to.

    The Iraq War? Please.

    Focus on the more important issues at hand. Water. More people die from it.

    Hard to believe? Believe it.

    I created this page with the main aim of creating awareness, but feel free to donate to the wonderful cause. However, note that you have no obligation to do so.

    If you don't donate, at least think about what I've said.

    Clean water is a privilege we all take for granted. I hope you don't take it for granted ever again after reading this.

    Who's Helping?

    Will You Join Us in Giving Clean, Safe Water?
    08/09/11Weetyr Goh$50.00

    Why It Matters

    Access to clean, safe water unlocks potential

    Did you know nearly 1 billion people don't have safe water to drink?

    Together, we can change that. Let's fund a new source of drinking water for those who suffer needlessly without it!

    Our gifts will be used to construct or rehabilitate a water project, like a well or sand dam, in Africa. We'll see pictures, GPS coordinates, and updates as they come in from the actual water project we fund so we can celebrate the results along with the community we help.

    About The Water Project

    The Water Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization unlocking human potential by providing clean, safe water to communities around the world who suffer needlessly without.

    Working with local partners in countries like Kenya, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Uganda, we build long lasting water projects that are organized, owned and managed by the communities receiving them.

    Together, with our partners we identify, implement, report on and follow up on every project. Then we share the whole story with you to inspire confidence in the work being done and the impact it has.