Click me

Sanitation and clean water

Sanitation and clean water Over 40 billion working hours are spent carrying water each year in Africa Polluted Water Drilling a well costs $4,000-$12,000 Almost 1 billion people don't have access to safe, clean drinking water. 98% of water related deaths occur in the developing world 1 dollar invested in water and sanitation %24 provides an economic return of eight dollars 90% of the deaths that occur from lack of sanitation are children under 5 years old Poor people living in the slums pay 5-10 times more per liter of water than wealthy people living in the same city Lack of basic sanitation causes 80% of all sickness and disease Sanitation 20 miles $20 can provide one person in a developing nation water for 20 years. Water supply Investing $11.3 billion per year to meet the drinking water and sanitation goals of the UN would increase school attendance by 272 million school days and 1.5 billion health days for children under the age of 5. An American taking a 5-minute shower uses more water than the typical person living in a slum uses in a whole day A portable LifeStraw, a water purification tube, costs just $2 and is the size of a pen. LifeStraw Polluted Clean KD20 Copyright © 2011 Kiboo LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Sanitation and clean water

shared by Faycal on Apr 27
1 comment
An infographic that describes the challenges facing developing countries in sourcing water. This infographic was created for





Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy


Click the code to copy
Customize size