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Lack of clean water and poor hygiene and sanitation can cause illness and even death. For the sake of its sponsored children and the communities where they live, Children International participates in a number of wide-ranging water, sanitation and hygiene projects.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Water Insecurity in India is Threatening Children's Access to Safe Drinking Water
Water Worries By Lindsey Quinn The world is thirsty. So thirsty, in fact, experts believe the water stress may be the defining characteristic of the 21st century. We’re already seeing the result of water insecurity in India. Its agricultural...
Jun 8, 2015 9:40 AM ET
Children International Launches Youth Health Ambassadors Program to Bring WASH Education to Thousands of Impoverished People
Kansas City, MO, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  A lack of clean water, along with poor hygiene and sanitation, is a major problem in developing countries. One in eight people worldwide have no access to clean water, and 2.6 billion lack basic sanitation. Those who must rely on contaminated water for drinking, cooking and bathing face serious health consequences...
Mar 18, 2015 10:05 AM ET
Children International and Planet Water Join Forces to Provide Clean Water to Impoverished Communities
Children International and Planet Water are collaborating on a three-year project that will bring clean, safe water to 70,000 people in impoverished communities in the Dominican Republic, India and the Philippines. These communities have access to water, but have no means of purifying it. Children International and Planet Water will construct AquaTowers at Children International community...
Mar 17, 2014 8:05 AM ET