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National Geographic tackles water

Today some ONE staff got a chance to meet and chat with our friends from Water Advocates, and they brought a copy of April’s edition of National Geographic with them.

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It’s time that everyone has access to safe water

Water. We all underestimate its importance. It’s so readily available in the developed world that we think of it almost like air. But polluted air often causes disease and illness. The same is the case for water. Billions of people across the world lack access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation. One out of every five people does not have safe water to drink, and nearly one out of every two people does not have access to a decent toilet. Children are the most affected by these circumstances.

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Spread the word about water

email-wwwToday is World Water Day—and it’s time to celebrate in a big way. So join ONE and Water.org and donate your Twitter and Facebook statuses to help spread the word about clean water.

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WSUP with Maputo

ONE is embarking on a listening and learning trip to Senegal, Ghana, Mozambique and Kenya with members of our board and other supporters. ONE’s Beth Adler checks in:
One of our days in hot and green Mozambique was spent welcoming some ONE delegation members a water and sanitation site run by a public private partnership called Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) which includes ONE’s long-time partner CARE.

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Donate Your Status For Clean Water

email-wwwThis Monday will be World Water Day – and we’re getting ready to celebrate the 200 million people who have access to clean water for the first time. So how can you join the celebration?

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