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Water Condition in Pakistan

Pakistan is fast running out of water because of rapidly growing population and climate change

SAFE WATER IS ESSENTIAL FOR LIFE

Water is one of the fundamental human needs but it’s not safe to drink without a home water filter in Pakistan. Ensure the installation of a quality water filter system for home is not only essential but also a lifesaver as polluted water can cause diarrheal diseases like cholera.

Water is a Basic Human Need.

Without it survival is not possible. Every day, 2.1 billion people still wake up each morning without access to clean water. This means that millions of vulnerable families around the world do not drink, cook, or bathe with clean water.

The Facts

2.1 Billion people globally do not have access to clean, safe drinking water. 

3.4 Million people die each year from scarce and contaminated water sources. Millions of women and children spend 3-6 hours each day collecting water from distant and polluted sources. 

The time it takes to walk the average 3.7 miles for clean water is time not spent generating income, caring for family members, or attending school. 

At any given time, half of the world’s hospital beds are occupied by patients suffering from diseases associated with lack of access to clean water. 

 

Effects on Women & Children

Over 80% of water-deprived household depend on women for collecting water. The time it takes to walk the average 3.7 miles for water is time not spent generating income, caring for family, or attending school. Women who are subjected to collecting water are more likely to:

  • Endure multiple bouts of malaria
  • Drop out of school
  • Become a child mother herself
  • Be beaten, injured, and/or raped
  • Suffer animal bites and dangerous infections

Women are not the only ones who suffer. Nearly 6,000 children die of water related diseases each day. It is time to end the water crisis.