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844 million people lack basic drinking water access. That is more than 1 of every 10 people on earth.
Every day, more than 800 children under age 5 die from diarrhea because of poor water quality and sanitation.
By 2050, at least 1 in 4 people will likely live in a country affected by chronic or recurring fresh-water shortages.
Women in sub-Saharan Africa are responsible for 72 percent of the water collected.
Women and girls spend approximately 200 million hours hauling water every day.
In 2019, 584 million children lacked access to clean drinking water at their school.
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