There are a number of reasons why poverty has become an epidemic in Africa. Poverty can be the result of political instability, ethnic conflicts, climate change and other man-made causes. But one of the greatest causes of poverty in Africa is also the most overlooked…the lack of access to clean drinking water.

Nearly one billion people do not have access to clean, safe water – that’s the equivalent of 1 in 8 people on the planet! For these people, poverty is a fact of life. The good news… This is a solvable problem