663 million people - 1 in 10 - lack access to safe water.
2.4 billion people - 1 in 3 - lack access to a toilet.
Twice the population of the United States lives without access to safe water.
1/3 of the global population lives without access to a toilet.
More people have a mobile phone than a toilet.
Globally, 1/3 of all schools lack access to safe water and adequate sanitation.
In low and middle-income countries, 1/3 of all healthcare facilities lack a safe water source.
Water.org provides innovative, market-based solutions that change lives every day through safe water and sanitation.
While drilling a well can be easy, delivering water and sanitation solutions that are sustainable in the long haul is not and involves a number of important components. Read below to learn about our program philosophy, which has been refined based on field experience gained over the past twenty years.
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