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Water.
It's life's most basic need.
But there's a water crisis in our world right now.
Seriously, a crisis.
Nearly one billion people live without clean drinking water.
It's happening all over the world, especially in developing areas, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America.
It's a water crisis because it starts with water.
But water affects everything.
Education, health, poverty and especially women and children.
Let's look at a family caught in the water crisis.
It's likely they live on less than a dollar a day.
When they're thirsty, they can't just turn on the faucet for a nice cold glass of water.
They don't have a faucet.
Instead, the women and children go off to collect water.
Many walk up to three hours a day to the nearest swamp, pond or river to gather water.
That's been sitting out in the open, exposed to all kinds of germs.
Time spent gathering water is time they can't spend learning to read, write, earning income or take care of their family.
Some women in Sub-Saharan Africa spend more time collecting water than any other activity they do in a day.
And the walk isn't just hard. It's dangerous.
The women are alone and burdened with forty pounds of water.
Many get hurt. Sometimes they're even attacked.
When they make it home, the little water they've collected isn't clean.
Some families know their water is contaminated with germs that cause diarrhea, dehydration, even death.
But what choice do they have?
Kids, especially babies, are affected most by these germs.
About every nineteen seconds, a mother loses one of her children to a water-related illness.
And each day, almost a billion people are living this way.
Until they get a little help.
The water crisis is solvable. There are solutions.
Some are brand new and innovative like water filtration systems.
Some are age-old like drill or hand dug wells.
These solutions bring clean water much closer to the people who need it.
A safe water project near a village restores hours each day to a person's life.
This time, it's opportunity. It's freedom to go to school and get an education, to work or start a business, to raise a family.
Africa alone could save forty billion hours each year.
That's the entire annual workforce in France.
Clean water means less disease. That's less money spent on medicine.
which means more money for books and school uniforms.
And if the water project is built near a school, it can increase attendance, especially among young girls.
The water crisis is vast, but we can solve it.
Just twenty dollars can provide one person with access to a clean water project in their village.
And this will mean more than clean water.
Because water changes everything.
Join us.
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第三階段停水將至!究竟水是如何改變世界的,讓我們看下去 Water Changes Everything.

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廖詩愉 發佈於 2015 年 4 月 11 日    廖詩愉 翻譯    Lily Chou 審核
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