Sunday, July 3, 2011

Win a Trip to Africa with Will and Jada Smith

Help Families Have Clean Drinking Water

Win a Trip to Africa with Will and Jada Smith

Nearly one billion people in the world do not have clean drinking water. Many people around the world take serious health risks every day from the water they drink. Families need clean water to prepare meals and clean drinking water to help them stay healthy. Charity Water helps people helping others to have clean drinking water. See how you can help and possibly win a trip to Africa with Will and Jada Smith here.

"We believe every person on the planet should have access to clean drinking water."
- Will and Jada Smith

Join Will + Jada Smith to provide clean water for people in Africa. from charity: water on Vimeo.

A Jerry can full of water weighs 40 lbs. People all over Africa collect water in them and haul it long distances back to their homes. Women and children usually bear the burden of water collection, walking miles to the nearest source, which is likely to make them sick.

Water transforms lifestyles, communities and the potential for future generations. Where projects are built, disease rates reduce, women and children have time for work and school, families have a better chance for economic freedom and sanitary living becomes a possibility.

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