Ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation services for all in a universal, safe, equitable, and affordable manner is Goal 6 of the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Improvements in water and sanitation services can better the lives of billions and assist in increasing economic growth, reducing poverty, broadening access to education, and improving human and environmental health.
According to the United Nations Development Program, currently...
1.8 billion people globally use drinking water that is fecally contaminated
2.4 billion people lack access to basic sanitation services
Nearly 1,000 children die each day due to preventable water- and sanitation-related diarrheal diseases
This application is intended to assist philanthropic individuals and charities looking to fund projects related to water, sanitation, and hygiene. Its geographic focus is on Africa and Asia, as they contain the regions and nations that need the most assistance in achieving this goal.