This video gives you an insight into the life a thirteen year old girl living in Ethiopia. She has to wake up early in the morning every single day to get water for her family. It takes her eight hours each day to go fetch water. Not only does it take a long time to get, the water is extremely dirty. I find this video very sad, we live each day with access to water anytime we want. We need to stop taking advantage of water and try to help others around the world in need.
This websites discusses the water crisis. Every sixty seconds a child dies from preventable water-borne diseases. Many children miss out on an education completely because they have to spend their time collecting water. Not only does it lead to loss of time, education, and income; more times than not it leads to death. We can help prevent this crisis by giving water. The water crisis is preventable if we can make people more aware of what is going on to the less fortunate people in our world.
This video discusses the major issue of the water crisis. Almost a billion people in our world live without clean drinking water. Many of them have to walk three hours to go receive unsanitary water from a pond. While they are spending most of their time trying to get water, they are wasting precious time that could be going towards an education. Water is a basic need, and it is not fair that not everyone has access to it. We can help make a change in the water crisis, by just donating some money towards this cause. So little can make such a big difference in someones life.
This article discusses the lack of access to water faced by many communities in California, despite the state law. It reveals that the people lacking access to water are generally people of color with low-income. Clean water should be available to everyone because it is a basic need in life. Your race, gender, income, or geography should not affect your right to water. While people in California may have access to water, it does not help much if it is without sanitation. Water without sanitation does not solve the issue, but often makes it worse.
This video clip discusses the basic need of water around the world. Nearly one million people die each year due to the lack of water. Water is a human right, yet one in nine people do not have access to water. You may think that the earth has and abundance of water, but it is actually the opposite. Water is scarce around our world, therefore making it expensive and less affordable for countries in poverty. Water should be available to everyone because we are all human and need water to survive.
This website discusses the impact that water has on life. The lack of water impacts many areas in life. Women have less opportunities in life when there is not easy access to water. Access to not only water, but safe water will improve health for a number of people and will save lives. The water crisis is an economic crisis. Time saved not collecting water will allow more work opportunities for families, which will help break the cycle of poverty. This crisis needs to be solved because peoples lives are at stake everyday.