One of the most critical needs in the fight against poverty is the need for clean water. In order to effectively fight poverty, you must learn the facts about water and understand how it affects so many aspects of life. Knowing these water facts is a necessary part of understanding the problem of poverty.
The facts about water don’t have to be as alarming as they are – deaths from diseases caused by dirty water are easily preventable. Even so, lack of access to clean water continues to complicate life for those in poverty.
One of the most sobering facts about water is that thousands of children die each day as a result of diseases caused by a lack of clean water or adequate sanitation. One of the ways that Compassion’s program fights poverty is to provide access to clean water for sponsored children and their families.
Your sponsorship will radically change life for a child in need. When you sponsor a child through Compassion, your child and his or her family no longer have to fight each day to find clean water. Their time and energy can instead go towards other things like education and income generation. When you change the facts about water for a child in poverty, you change his life forever.