The Problem
What is the problem?

If you found out that something was killing 28,000 children every week, what would you do? This is in fact happening—not just today, but tomorrow, and every day.
  • Almost 1 billion people worldwide (1 out of 7) lack access to clean, safe drinking water (WHO)
     
  • Water-related illnesses are the leading cause of human sickness and death worldwide
     
  • Over 1.5 million people die each year from drinking contaminated water
     
  • Over 3,000 children die each DAY from drinking unsafe water (UNDP)
     
  • A child dies every 30 SECONDS from a preventable water-related disease (CDC)
     
  • Lack of access to safe drinking water keeps families sick and unhealthy -- and prevents children from attending school
     
  • Without clean drinking water, there is no possible way for poor families to break out of the cycle of poverty
     
Boy drinking from can Girl by dirty river
But There is Hope!

Together, we can beat this problem...one family at a time, one community at a time. Help us change the world!
Filter of Hope & Buckets
Filter of Hope has developed a simple, inexpensive point of use water filter that, according to the Centers for Disease Control, could wipe out 45% of water related deaths.
Woman with her Filter of Hope
Simply having clean water would save the lives of millions and bring hope to families in the poorest places on Earth.
We have the technology. Will you give hope and life to a family?