Clean drinking water, proper toilets and good hygiene are essential, yet millions of people don’t have access to these basic services. 663 million people live without safe water, 2.4 billion people don't have access to adequate sanitation, and around 315,000 children under-five die every year from diarrhoeal diseases caused by dirty water and poor sanitation.
WaterAid is an international organisation whose mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.
Through their partners, they have reached 2 million people with safe water and 3 million people with sanitation in the last year.
Everything they do is shaped by their six values: