Clean water is essential to life. An estimated 768 million people use unsafe water sources. 2.5 billion lack improved sanitation facilities, according to the United Nation’s Children’s Fund. On March 22, organizations around the world will promote global access to clean and safe water during World Water Day. BGR does its part to provide high-quality water for as many people as possible. How? By distributing water filters, drilling wells, building latrines and offering sanitation training throughout various impoverished countries.
You can make a difference
You can provide clean water to families by partnering with BGR. Give below, donate a water filter through our gift catalog, or gather a group of friends to multiply your gift. Join BGR in working to decrease these staggering statistics.
In July, three Kentucky volunteers partnered with BGR to repair eight dysfunctional wells for refugee camps and villages full of people who have been driven from their homes.
Phyu was overjoyed to have enough water to clean everything ahead of the wedding. By the day of the ceremony, the well was outfitted with a pump and storage tank—enough water to supply the entire village for a year.
Until recently, Yao’s clinic didn’t even have a restroom. The toilets you have helped fund are not only hygienic but they also have attachable showers to help locals keep their entire bodies clean.
Clean water is the most fundamental component of good health, and it’s a desperate need for residents of a particular Southeast Asian country. BGR partners are drilling 26 wells in needy areas of this nation, where people have little access to clean, safe drinking water. The wells will not only provide potable water but […]