Please Help us raise money for Clean Water! Clean water is something we take for granted everyday! Please take a minute and read these mind blowing water facts and consider helping us @ Studio Sixteen raise money for our first ever Aveda Earth Month !
- 1 in 9 people worldwide do not have access to safe and clean drinking water.
· Nearly 1 out of every 5 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease
· 443 Million school days are lost each year due to water-related diseases.
· In developing countries, as much as 80% of illnesses are linked to poor water and sanitation condition.
· Girls under the age of 15 are twice as likely as boys to be the family member responsible for fetching water.
· Over half of the developing world's primary schools don't have access to water and sanitation facilities. Without toilets, girls often drop out at puberty.
· Globally we use 70% of our water sources for agriculture and irrigation, and only 10% on domestic uses.
· According to the World Health Organization, for every $1 invested in water and sanitation, there is an economic return of between $3 and $34!