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World Vision Clean Water

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  • 1. Why Water? Bringing Hope to Families and Communities through the Provision of Safe Water April, 2004
  • 2. Agenda • Introduction • World Vision • Water • World Vision & Water April, 2004
  • 3. Introduction Keith D. Kall Executive Director Foundation and Corporation Development kkall@worldvision.org April, 2004
  • 4. World Vision • 100 • 30,000 • $2,000,000,000 • $5.00 April, 2004
  • 5. World Vision Sector • Child Sponsorship • Economic Development • HIV/AIDS • Emergency Relief • Water & Sanitation • Children in Crisis • Health • Education April, 2004
  • 6. WATER April, 2004
  • 7. Why Water? • How many people, globally, do not have access to “safe water?” • What is the average distance that women in the developing world walk to fetch water? • How many diseases in the developing world are water-related? • How much water does the average family in Africa use a day? April, 2004
  • 8. Water by the Numbers • 1.1 billion people, globally, do not have access to “safe water.” • Women walk on average 6km a day to fetch water in the developing world • Every 15 seconds, a child dies from water-related diseases. (total: 5000 deaths/day, 2.1m deaths/year) • 80% of diseases in the developing world are water- related. • The average family in Africa uses about 5 Gallons of water each day. April, 2004
  • 9. Water by the Numbers • More than 70% of people lacking access to improved water survive on less than $2 dollars-a-day. • 5.5 Billion productive work days are lost each year due to Water-Related Diseases April, 2004
  • 10. Why Water? • Water is Life • Water is Health • Water is Education • Water is Poverty Reduction • Water is Freedom • Water is Peace • Water is Hope April, 2004
  • 11. Prioritization of Problems v. Solutions  Climate Change  Education  Conflicts  Governance/Corruption  Communicable Diseases  Water and Sanitation  Malnutrition/Hunger  Trade Barriers & Subsidies  Financial Instability  Population Migration April, 2004 * Ref: Copenhagen Census
  • 12. Prioritization of Problems v. Solutions  Climate Change  Education  Conflicts  Governance/Corruption  Communicable Diseases  Water and Sanitation  Malnutrition/Hunger  Trade Barriers & Subsidies  Financial Instability  Population Migration April, 2004
  • 13. The Economics of Water By providing safe water and improved sanitation, you enjoy a 9-to-1 Return on Investment, because safe water: 1. Cuts child-mortality by 50% 2. Reduces disease by 88% 3. Increases access to education for children 4. Increases access to income opportunities for women 5. Improves HIV/AIDS treatment and care 6. Builds productivity and reducing poverty 7. Helps women achieve fullness of life 8. Energizes community development 9. Removes conflict between tribes, communities and nations. April, 2004
  • 14. Water & the Millennium Development Goals Target 10: Halve by 2015 the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water. • Target 5: Reduction of Child Mortality • Target 8: Reduction in Major Infection Diseases • Target 9: Improving Material Health • Target 11: Improving quality of life of slum populations • Target 3: Increasing school attendance of girls/empowering women • Target 1: Reduction in Poverty • Target 2: Reduction in Hunger April, 2004
  • 15. WORLD VISION & WATER April, 2004
  • 16. West Africa Water Initiative DVD April, 2004
  • 17. World Vision Water Projects • 10,000,000+ • Water Projects in: • Ethiopia * Kenya * Sudan * Uganda * Congo * Malawi * Swaziland * Zambia * Zimbabwe * Ghana * Mali * Niger * Senegal * Sierra Leone * India * North Korea * Albania * Romania * Dominican Republic * Ecuador * El Salvador * Haiti * Honduras * Nicaragua • Multiple Water Strategies • Borehole Wells • Water lift Systems • Rainwater-harvesting • Spring Catchments • Gravity-fed Systems April, 2004
  • 18. World Vision and Water April, 2004
  • 19. World Vision & Borehole Wells • 2000+ Borehole Wells have been drilled, to date, just in West Africa alone. • Lifespan 20yr+ • In addition to drilling borehole wells, World Vision also: • Performs water quality testing • Installs hand pump & cement apron installation • Forms water & sanitation committees • Trains volunteer pump repair technician teams April, 2004
  • 20. World Vision Water Quality April, 2004
  • 21. Questions April, 2004