The United Nations doesn’t mince words when it says that water scarcity is one of the world’s biggest challenges. If measurable changes do not happen, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in water-stressed countries by 2025.
I have seen how water scarcity is already a mainstay for families in rural Africa and southeast Asia. Even here in the United States we know that Americans experience water scarcity in places such as Flint, Michigan and California. And lest we forget, we also need to make sure our oceans are free of plastics and pollutants.
Here are five organizations where you can donate this final day of World Water Week.
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One of the main goals of starting Mom Bloggers for Social Good two years ago was to provide key opportunities for members to travel to see the work of our partners on the ground. For me, seeing the work I write about around the world has been immensely instrumental to learn and become a better advocate for programs that work and share issues that need … Continue reading Social Good Moms Member Chosen for WaterAid Insight Trip
Yesterday World Toilet Day was recognized to bring global awareness about the millions of people worldwide who do not have access to a toilet. In fact, 40% of the world’s population has to use the bathroom in the open and spends billions of hours searching for a place to relieve themselves. WaterAid, along with the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council recently published a new … Continue reading [Photos] Communal Toilets + New Study About Women, Girls and Sanitation
Thank you David Winder, CEO of WaterAid America, for recognizing Mom Bloggers for Social Good in your latest piece for the Huffington Post! Here in the United States, Millennials and moms alike are making their mark on-line by raising money and awareness about an incredible project to build over 100 toilets and 150 water taps in 31 schools across Madagascar this summer, while students as young as second grade … Continue reading David Winder, CEO of WaterAid America, Recognizes Moms for Awareness Raising of Water Issues
Today on World Water Day, together with our partner WaterAidAmerica, we are working with our dedicated community of moms to share through posts how important water is to the livelihood of people worldwide. You can follow along with us today on our new microsite for World Water Day, worldwater13.tumblr.com, to see all of the posts and videos from Social Good Moms and Global Team of 200 members. … Continue reading How We’re Celebrating World Water Day
James Smith, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Dr. Rebecca Dillingham, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Global Health, with a PureMadi water filter. In areas where water is often filled with pathogens that are deadly or can cause severe illness it is important to either filter water or, the alternative, have access to clean water. According to our partner WaterAid, 783 … Continue reading Team Creates Clean Water Solution for South Africans
Access to clean water and proper sanitation is a important issue for us at Mom Bloggers for Social Good. That is why we are thrilled and honored to partner with WaterAid, an international NGO that uses affordable and locally appropriate solutions to provide safe water, effective sanitation and hygiene education to people in developing countries. We look forward to working with WaterAid this year to spread … Continue reading Our Newest Partner: WaterAid