The Institute of Medicine advises that men should consume roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day and women 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day.
Water works in our bodies to flush out toxins ... carries nutrients to our cells... and provides moisture to ear, nose and throat tissue.
But what if water wasn't available from the tap... or what if it became too expensive to buy in a bottle... or what if the available drinking water could actually kill you? That would be very BAD NEWS!
Since January of 2012, Safe Food International has reported 38 distinct outbreaks of cholera in 16 separate African countries.
Join a growing group of sponsors who are providing clean water to underserved, at-risk kids like these
in remote areas of the world!
This year one billion people will risk death or sickness every time they take a drink of water!
For most of us in the developed world, safe drinking water is something we all take for granted. Water is always available. It's plentiful and safe. It's always been that way and we assume it will continue to be so. Water is the welcome thirst quencher on a hot day, a source of cleansing for the body and replenishment after a hard workout.
But for nearly 1 billion people around the world, this is not the case. Millions of of innocent infants and small children in Africa, Asia and South America live in a world in which safe water is hard to come by. When it is available, it is frequently the cause of dysentery and dehydration. Sometimes it is the cause of Hepatitis A, typhoid or cholera. In polluted rivers, ponds, wells and washes around the planet, powerful bacteria and viruses lurk and ruin the water that should be safe for human consumption.
The need for access to safe water is great and growing, and demand will continue to outpace supply for decades. In many affected areas, wells and filtration systems are being provided through the generosity of caring outsiders, but the purchase, installation and maintenance of these systems depends on the long term commitment of donors who may live half-way around the world. It is seldom possible for a local community of subsistence farmers, nomadic herders or fleeing refugees to maintain these sophisticated systems.
How would you feel knowing that you made it possible to save a child from the bacteria and viruses that produce waterborne diseases?
WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEACHING CHARITY TO THEIR KIDS!
For as little as $6 a month, FWF provides the perfect vehicle for teaching the next generation about the value of charitable giving. With each sponsorship a young donor can begin a sustainable global relationship with another child in a far away land.
OUR GOAL IS TO RAISE $47,000 BY THE END OF 2013 TO LAUNCH NEW PROGRAMS AND EXPAND EXISTING ONES!
YOU can BE the solution! Sponsor clean, safe drinking water for a child for pennies a day.
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Water accounts for 60% of body weight which explains in part the emaciated bodies in all those pictures we see...
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