For most of us, the idea that water could keep us from going to school, doing our job, and providing for our families is a strange one — even impossible. But for millions of women and girls around the world, that scenario is a day-to-day reality.
Opportunities, choices, and bright futures don’t stand a chance against devastating and deadly illnesses, lost productivity, and childhoods cut short.
Girls in developing countries are at a disadvantage from the start — they are more likely to suffer health problems, more likely to miss school, and more likely to marry and bear children at an early age. Water For People is on a mission to end this inequality, and we know it starts with water.