Water: we once thought it was an endless natural resource. Now we know better…
1. Over 1.5 billion people do not have access to clean, safe water.
2. Half the world’s schools do not have access to clean water, nor adequate sanitation.
3. On average, women in Africa and Asia have to walk 3.7 miles to collect water.
4. 80% of all illness in the developing world comes from water born diseases.
5. As little as one dollar can provide clean water for a child in the developing world for an entire year.
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While in Ghana, the Tall Pines School Team Ghana students participated in a water walk. They learned many interesting facts about water.