Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Water Conservation

Global Mindfulness in Action:

Fast Facts from World Vision

  • Every 21 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness.
  • More than 2.7 billion people have inadequate or nonexistent access to proper sanitation.
  • When a community gains access to clean water, its child mortality rate drops by half.
Something very simple for us here in America. Water is prolific. Cheap. Easy. You turn the faucet and water comes out. No questions asked. No walk. No bucket to get it to our house.

Watch this video from World Vision and it will remind you that for many in the world, it is not so.

So ...what can we do?

(To be continued)

1 comment:

  1. The World Vision article about water this month was really great. It is something we need to be mindful.