Why

WaSH?

Why WaSH?

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Intervention

IS THE MOST REALISTIC and COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO LESSEN SUFFERING AND INCREASE OPPORTUNITY TO THIS PLANETS MOST VULNERABLE PEOPLE

  • Improved water supply reduces diarrheal morbidity by 25%

  • Improved sanitation reduces diarrheal morbidity by 32%

  • Improved hygiene reduces diarrheal cases by 45%

  • Improvements in disinfection at point-of-use and adequate domestic storage, leads to a reduction of diarrhea episodes by 39%

  • Each US $1 invested yields economic return between $3 – $34