Help charity: water provide clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Their “Born in September” campaign asks people born in September to forgo gifts and ask friends and family to donate to charity: water. For those not born in September, charity: water asks that they donate $33 to the organization in honor of the founder’s 33rd birthday.
Last year, those funds were used to build wells in Kenya. This year, the money will go to building wells in Ethiopia. The goal is to raise $1.5 million to help 300 villages access clean water.
Consider donating…either your gifts or your $33 and let others know. charity: water is a great organization that’s successfully used social media to bring awareness to itself and their mission. To learn more about why their work is important, go here.
Water security, like food security, is an incredibly important issue that we musn’t overlook or take for granted. Some of us use more water in a day than some people are able to use in weeks. Think about that.