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Water for All is a non-profit organization managed by Atlas Copco employees. Since 1984 it helps to provide clean drinking water for life. 1 000 000 people have been helped

Water for All is a non-profit organization managed by Atlas Copco employees. Since 1984 it helps to provide clean drinking water for life. 1 000 000 people have been helped

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  • 1. Teaming up for clean drinking water
  • 2. Water is an essence for life
    • We all need a minimum of one liter of water per day to survive and 50 liters for reasonable comfort
    • More than 65% of the world’s population has not enough water
    • About 1.1 billion people have no access to clean drinking water
  • 3. Lack of water causes diseases
    • One out of six children are born to a life in poverty and without access to clean water
    • About 5 500 children die each day of diseases that could be prevented by better water quality
  • 4. Water for All wants to change this
    • Water for All is a non-profit organization managed by Atlas Copco employees
    • Since 1984 it helps to provide clean drinking water for life
    • 1 000 000 people have been helped
  • 5. Helps in areas with a need
  • 6. Simple methods are used
      • Drilling or digging
      • Protecting natural springs
      • Using hand pumps
  • 7. Helps people to help themselves
    • The goal is to give people access to safe drinking water for a long period of time
    • The local village contributes with work and small money for spare parts
    • Women are usually in charge in the local communities
  • 8. Cooperation world-wide Water for All always cooperates with non-political aid organizations They run the projects and account for the money spent, in line with rules prescribed by Water for All At times, they use Atlas Copco equipment
  • 9. You can contribute
    • A five euro per month contribution during a year can give sustainable drinking water to more than 100 people
    • Atlas Copco is a main supporter to Water for All and matches employee donations
  • 10. Join Water for All
    • Clean drinking water is a basic human right!
    • Join Water for All and help more people get access to clean drinking water
    • Contact your local Water for All organization or send an e-mail to [email_address] for more information
  • 11. Teaming up for clean drinking water
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