SAVE 345 Million People Worldwide: #weareindigenous

“Water is life, and clean water means health.” – Audrey Hepburn

THE SIMPLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO SAVE LIVES FROM YOUR PHONE:

  • You can help by spreading information, statistics, and sollutions such as the ones posted on Take Back the Planet.
  • You can help by donating to water charites such as My Chosen Vessels: MCV is granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. MCV develops its programs to align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We participate in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) to advocate for Maasai human rights, including their right to clean water access and education. DONATE $10 FROM YOUR PHONE RIGHT NOW TO MCV’S CURRENT PROJECT IN KENYA: Facebook Fundraiser – ONLY $10,000 IS NEEDED TO FINISH BUILDING A SCHOOL, WATER WELL, AND ESTABLISH THE FOUNDATION TO BUILD 100 MORE.
  • You can help by spreading Indigenous Peoples Awareness hashtags: #beboldforchange #saveamomsback #weareindigenous #indigenousrights #indigenousunited 

 

WORLD WATER CRISIS FACTS AND STATISTICS YOU NEED TO KNOW

An estimated 200 million hours are spent each day globally collecting water
– World Health Organization (WHO)

780 million people lack access to an improved water source; approximately one in nine people
– World Health Organization (WHO)

Half of the hospital beds in the world are occupied by patients suffering from diseases associated with lack of access to safe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene.
– United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Every minute at least one child dies from diarrhea.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Diarrhea is the second leading cause of death among children under five in the world.
Around 1.5 million deaths each year – nearly one in five – are caused by diarrhea.
Diarrhea kills more children than malaria, AIDS, and measles combined.
   – World Health Organization (WHO)
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