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advocate // for the thirsty

Lack of access to clean water and sanitation kills children at a rate equivalent of a jumbo jet crashing every four hours.

An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country slum uses for an entire day.

More than 3.4 million people die each year from water, sanitation, and hygiene-related causes. Nearly all deaths, 99 percent, occur in the developing world.

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The thing that gets me about the whole issue of water is that through some organizations (such as causelife) it only costs $15 to get one person access to clean water! Below are just a few of the ways you can help.

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causelife is a movement of people dedicated to provide the most essential need to human life – water.
The mission of causelife is to provide clean water to those in need in developing countries. By raising global awareness, involving passionate activists and volunteers, and implementing practical clean-water solutions, causelife provides clean, safe water that changes lives and transforms communities.

How You Can Help

* be a voice
* fundraise
* host an event
* volunteer



charity: water

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.

How You Can Help:

* pledge your birthday
* fundraise
* volunteer



Thirst Relief International

Our mission is to overcome death and disease resulting from the consumption of contaminated water by providing safe, clean drinking water to those in need around the world.

How You Can Help

* donate
* fundraise
* subscribe
* volunteer



Living Water International

For Living Water it’s all about Jesus. It’s about demonstrating God’s love, announcing his kingdom, seeing Jesus in the least of our brothers and sisters, offering a cup of water in Jesus’ name and proclaiming his gospel, the living water.
Helping communities create sustainable water, sanitation, hygiene, and Christian witness programs in partnership with local churches is just the best way we’ve found to do that. Why? Because the water crisis affects poverty, women, health and education—and for us it’s a spiritual issue.
783 million people lack access to an improved source of drinking water—that’s 1 in 9 of us. In the places we work, it’s more like 1 in 2 . Great progress is being made globally, but whole people groups are being overlooked—it’s the poorest people with the least political power that continue to suffer, and these are the people we are called to serve.

How You Can Help

* give a gift card
* advent conspiracy
* go on a trip
* pray



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  1. This cause is dear to my heart! I can’t wait to get involved with this. We are linking up with an organization called Water for Life ( in Rwanda. Those photos are simply amazing!

  2. I’ve been loving all these posts on Human Trafficking/Slavery and fighting against it! Thanks for sharing all the great resources =D

    1. I’m glad you are finding them useful Natalie. The more I dig into human trafficking the more I am overwhelmed with everything that is going on in the world.

  3. Such an important cause and one resource we take for granted that is SO needed elsewhere – I hope our family finds a way to help out this cause also

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