The world doesn't stand a chance without water
It spreads disease. Compromises safety. Makes education elusive and economic opportunity farther out of reach. The lack of access to safe water is deadly, dangerous, and a major obstacle to the people of developing nations becoming economically empowered. It is what is standing between billions of people and their health, safety, and the opportunity to unlock their true potential.
Most of us have never really been thirsty. We’ve never had to leave our houses and walk five miles to fetch water. We simply turn on the tap, and water comes out. Clean. Yet there are 663 million people on the planet who don’t have clean water.
That’s a huge number. In fact, it’s twice the number of people who live in the United States. 1 in 10 people in our world doesn’t have access to the most basic of human needs. Something we can’t imagine going 12 hours without.
Unfortunately, I have no grand solutions or billion dollar schemes to eradicate the global water crisis as a whole. Although there are simpler methods that can work. For myself, I promise to run a minimum of a mile a day for 300 days beginning March 7th, 2016-December 31, 2016 in hopes to raise money for water.org. For every $25 raised a new home receives clean water. I am mindful of the fact that not everyone's finances are always in order. I ask if you have even a dollar to spare donating it to this truly altruistic organization would be greatly appreciated by the millions of victims of the water crisis who do not have a voice and are unable to be heard.
A contribution of any amount helps, but here are some suggestions :
$15 (a nickel for every day I run)
$30 (a dime for every day I run)
$75 (a quarter for every day I run)
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