According to the World Health Organization, 663 million people still don’t have access to clean water, and hundreds of thousands of people die each year from water-related diseases.
Research indicates as many as 200 million hours a day are spent collecting water, mainly by women and children (WHO, Unicef). Time spent collecting water can take children, especially girls, away from school, and can draw women away from income-earning activities.
Water from Wine seeks to partner with organizations already involved in water projects, operating under the belief that creating more convenient access to clean water should be a priority and a human right.
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