Almost 1 billion people on our planet don't have access to safe, clean drinking water and proper sanitization. That's one in every eight of us. 4,100 children die every day from diseases caused by contaminated water. That's huge. That's approximately one child every 21 seconds. Over 80% of all global diseases are water-borne and result from drinking contaminated water. These diseases kill more than 2.2 million people every year.Read More »
Water. Water is the problem. Water is the solution. It might not cost as much to build and maintain a freshwater well as you think. The average cost for us to build a freshwater well in most developing nations is just $7,800. That means an entire COMMUNITY of people's lives can be forever saved with just $7.8K.
All we have to do is reach the water that already exists in aquifers usually only 100-300 feet underground. One well can provide up to 500 people with clean water indefinitely. One well can save lives.Read More »
The Thirst Project is a movement of High School & College Students that exists to raise awareness of and bring solutions to the clean water crisis through Education Outreach Programs that educate, equip and empower individuals to explore the human journey and take action in projects that create radical and sustainable global change, and champion hope and respect for the positive values of life.Read More »
"Love requires action." Were not just about feeling good, we're about doing good. Awareness, hype and excitement are great, but only if they result in lives changed. We believe everyone has the ability to do something and make an impact in this issue, no matter how young or old. We've seen power in low-level donations in large numbers, students and youth rallying together, volunteers uniting in compassion and corporate sponsors giving radically. Now it's YOUR turn!Read More »