WASRAG/5340Sub-Sahara Projects<br />District 5340<br />A Partnership to Provide the People of Africa with Access to Clean Drinking Water<br />
Water is an ElementANDA Right of Life !<br />Why perform Surgical/Medical Missions when the children go home to contaminated water & die of dysentery and water borne disease?<br />We spend $100- 350 per pediatric surgery, why not add $6-8 and have clean health as well?<br />Jeffrey J Moses DDS, FAACS<br />Smiles International Foundation<br />
Statistics<br /><ul><li> Over a billion people—20% of the world’s population—lack access to clean drinking water in the developing world and nearly 2.5 billion lack access to adequate sanitation services.
4,500 children die each day from a lack of safe drinking water. Every 15 seconds, a child under age 5 dies of water related illness.</li></li></ul><li>Sub-Sahara to above South Africa<br />
The Sierra Leone Test StoryAs an Example System…<br />“Follow the Water”…<br />
Join Rotary Foundation’sWater Efforts Let us add your club’s name to the project and match your dollars. <br /> District 5340 DDF & Rotary Foundation can give enhance your clubs effective giving up to 11:1!<br /><ul><li>This gives people clean water for daily health.