Podmany's Advertising Income Helps Supports Water.org
Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world with access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org pioneers market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis — breaking down barriers to give women hope, children health, and families a bright future.
Statistics Everyone Should Know
• More people have a mobile phone than a toilet. • Every two minutes a child dies from a water and sanitation-related disease. • Nearly 1 million people die each year from water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases. • Women and children bear the primary responsibility for water collection. • Women and girls spend 200 million hours every day collecting water. This is time spent not working, caring for family members, or attending school. • Women and girls living without a toilet spend 266 million hours every day finding a place to go. • Globally, 1 in 3 schools lacks access to basic water and sanitation.