Clean Water Facts
Access to clean water is a huge worldwide problem with 1 in 8, access to clean water, it will come as no surprise that Sani Amanzi is the solution, but how big is the problem.
Kofi Annan “We shall not defeat any of the infectious diseases that plague the developing world until we have also won the battle for safe drinking water, sanitation, and basic health care.”
The problem & the facts
900 million people lack basic drinking water access on a daily basis, more than 1 out of 8 people on the planet.
More people die from contaminated water than from malaria, corona and AIDS combined.
Every year, Diarrheal diseases caused by contaminated water, kills 2 million children under the age of 5.
About a quarter (22%) of health facilities in Least Developed Countries have no safe water.
In sub-Saharan Africa, women and girls spend an estimated 40 billion hours a year collecting water.
An estimated 400 million school days are lost each year due to water-related diseases, with 272 million lost to diarrhea alone.
Lost time gathering water significantly reduces productive farming time for women in parts of the developing world.
With safe water nearby, it’s estimated that women could feed 150 million of the world’s hungry.
For every $1 invested in safe water and sanitation, a yield of $5 to $28 USD is returned in increased economic activity and reduced health care costs.
Access to safe water stimulates the economy for the long-term.
Our mission is to provide the world with a safer, greener, and more sustainable range of hygiene products, using natural solutions designed to be beneficial for human health & equally, great for the planet.