World Water Day is March 22. So what, right? Well, for about 663 million people in the world, it’s a big deal. They live without access to clean water. This causes a ton of problems, including water-related illnesses. But lack of water impacts women and girls the most, because they are often the “water fetchers” in a family.
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Action Against Hunger saves the lives of severely malnourished children while helping vulnerable communities become self-sufficient. But their work is more holistic than food drops. Action Against Hunger helps vulnerable people with nutrition, food security and livelihoods, emergency response, and water, sanitation, and hygiene.
We all know that millions of people around the world and in the US are hungry. But what else do we know about hunger and malnutrition?
Organizations like charity: water and Water.org are making innovative advances to bring clean water to millions of people. And thanks to more social businesses supporting clean water through commerce, we can also make a difference with our purchases. Here are our favorites.