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how to define clean water

Clean water is a human right. If we believe that’s true, how is it that one out of every three people worldwide is still unable to access clean water? Is there water that’s clean enough for some groups of people but not for others? And what exactly is “clean” water? We will examine the answers…

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our mission at healing waters

Our mission at Healing Waters International is to end the global water crisis; it’s why we exist. The Healing Waters team keeps our mission at the forefront so we can stay on track. It is the heart of all we do, and the decisions we make as an organization are filtered through it. Fulfilling the Mission…

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why do communities need clean water

Imagine how different life would be without accessible clean water. It’s unfathomable. The activities we take for granted in developed countries like washing our bodies and having running clean water in our homes, utilizing indoor plumbing, and drinking clean water wouldn’t be possible — ever. Yet this is the reality of life for 2.2 billion…

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Safe water for Hurricane-Ravaged Guatemala

Healing Waters International teams were rapid responders and brought emergency relief to communities in Guatemala after devastating hurricanes Hurricane Iota and Eta struck in recent months.  Two Hurricanes Strike Guatemala Back-to-Back Hurricane Eta made landfall in November as a Category 4 hurricane, causing deadly landslides that killed more than 50 people. Only two weeks later,…

Image of Tax Day on Calendar for Charitable Donation Blog

There’s no dispute that 2020 has been an incredibly difficult year, whether for health reasons, the mental and emotional toll of limited social interaction, or the financial fallout of the coronavirus. However, there is a silver lining—as millions of Americans reach out to help one another through charitable giving, it’s clear that what holds us together…

Healing Waters International team moving for safe water

This October, people around the country joined in Healing Water’s First Annual Virtual Walk.Run.Ride Event to raise awareness and funding for safe water solutions and health & hygiene education for under-served communities in developing countries. By walking, running, or riding anywhere/anytime across the U.S. along with friends, family, and co-workers, they showed compassion for those…

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clean water fundraising ideas

Every year, 3.575 million people die as a direct result of diseases incurred from dirty and unsafe water, primarily diarrheal illnesses and disease. Unfortunately, most of those who succumb to illnesses stemming from unsafe water are children under the age of five, translating to nearly 60 percent (2.2 million) of those who die. That amounts…

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effects of clean water

It is devastating to know that not everyone has access to clean, safe water. As a result, every year, 3.575 million people die due to complications of diseases related to drinking unclean, unsafe water. The theory that people can grow used to sewage-impacted water sources and gain immunity to the accompanying bacteria, viruses, and parasites…

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can access to safe water diminish poverty

Access to safe water is a fundamental component of eliminating poverty because a lack of clean water and poverty are intricately intertwined. When you can’t access safe water, you can’t stay healthy, go to work, go to school, or grow your crops for safe consumption. This is the reality for 2.2 billion people in the world…

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