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30,000 people die every year in Malawi from issues caused by dirty water.

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  • Globally, almost 1 billion people lack clean drinking water. In Africa, 300,000 million people lack clean water. UNDP
  • Unclean water causes illnesses such as diarrhea, cholera and dysentery. Intestinal worms infect about 10% of the population of the developing world. Intestinal parasitic infections can lead to malnutrition, anemia and stunted growth.WHO
  • Every year there are 4 billion cases of diarrhea as a direct result of drinking contaminated water – resulting in 2.2 million deaths each year.WHO
  • 1.4 million children die every year from diarrhea caused by unclean water and poor sanitation. That’s 4,000 children that die every day, or one child every 20 seconds.UNICEF
  • About1 in 3 people lacking access to clean water survive on less than $1 per day.WHO
  • Households in rural Africa spend an average of 26% of their time fetching water, walking about 3.75 miles, and it is generally women who are burdened with the task. DFID
  • The highest risk of infectious disease is from food and water borne illnesses from contaminated water.Water pollution in Malawi is from agricultural runoff, sewage, and industrial waste.The World Factbook




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