--Unsafe drinking water affects more people worldwide than Aids and Cancer combined.
--Unsafe water carries disease. Water borne illnesses are killing more than 5,000 children each and every day.
--Unsafe water is the largest cause of death for children
--Nearly one child dies every 15 seconds due to unsafe drinking water.
--Unsafe drinking water along with poor sanitation and hygiene, combine to contribute to an estimated four billion cases of diarrhea disease annually, causing more than 1.5 million deaths, mostly among children under 5 years of age.
--Contaminated drinking water is a major source of malnutrition, hepatitus, typhoid and opportunistic infections that attack the immune system, especially people living with HIV/AIDS.
--A bottle fed child is 25 times more likely to die of diarrhea than a breast-fed child where water is unsafe.
--The Consequences of drinking unclean water is so severe that in many places parents do not name there children until they reach two years of age beacause infant mortality is so high.
Each year 4 million people worldwide die from drinking unsafe water. Everyday diseases are tragically taking lives around the world.
But this is one epidemic that can be solved!!