Building a bridge to clean water

See how World Vision’s Water programs are using P&G Purifier of Water packets to bring clean drinking water to rural Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Patricia Heaton, World Vision Celebrity Ambassador, holds up clean water after using the P&G Purifier of Water packets.

Today, millions of people around the world are forced to drink dirty, contaminated water. Nearly 1,000 children die every day as a result of drinking unsafe water and due to poor sanitation and hygiene. Fortunately, this global crisis is being addressed with vision, skill, and the life-changing magic of chemistry.

The packets are used as a life-changing “bridge” strategy in water-challenged communities where World Vision works and plans to bring a permanent, clean water source. The P&G packets are also a tool in disaster response where families are experiencing severe drought, flooding, earthquakes, typhoons and conflict. This effort has helped 6.4 million people, providing 2 billion liters of clean water in 37 countries. To date, over 200 million P&G Purifier of

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