Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Too Much to Ask?: Clean water and and a toilet

Not really all that much to long for yet 2.5 BILLION people on OUR Earth lack these most basic necessities.

[By the time you finish reading this paragraph, one more child will have died from something that's been preventable for over a century. Nearly 40 percent of the world's population is still unable to secure a safe glass of water or access a basic toilet. While we continue to rally around the goal of ensuring safe water and sanitation for all, the real question we are left asking ourselves: how do we truly confront this in a way that results in realizing our vision within our lifetime?

Even today, as solutions are known and available, lack of access to safe water and sanitation continues to claim more lives through disease than any war claims through guns.]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Another approach : maybe there are 2.5 billion people too many, that Gaia can't support, and we need to fix THAT problem first?