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World Water Day
Donations to the Big Give Christmas Challenge open at 12 noon on Tuesday 27th November. All donations made to WellFound via the Big Give for seven days from this date will be doubled at no cost to you, the donor. We will use the money to transform a village in rural Guinea-Bissau in 2018. You […]
The Human Right to Water and Sanitation – A Quick History
What is World Water Day 2017? World Water Day is an annual day dedicated to tackling the world’s water crisis. World Water Day is on 22nd March every year and has been since the day was designated to it in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly. Each year, the UN chooses a specific theme to […]
What is the Human Right to Water and Sanitation
The human right to water and sanitation has only recently been recognised as an official human right. Its historical development can be traced back to the 1977 Mar del Plata Water Conference but it has taken over 30 years for both water and sanitation to become fully recognised as human rights. This article tracks the […]
Water. For most of us it is something we use throughout the day without even thinking about it. We wash with it. We clean our teeth with it. We cook with it. We buy it from the shops. We make beverages with it. We drink it. If we need water it’s there – on demand […]