Clean Drinking Water In Kenya

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Around 801,000 children younger than 5 are killed by diarrhea each year, mostly in developing countries. This is around 11% of 7.6 mil death of children (aged 5). This means about 2,200 children are dying each day. So many people are in need of water that it almost seems impossible to help them all but while helping those without clean drinking water costs lots of money, Clean drinking water can save lives from many impurities like bacteria, by having it easily accessible it can get people out of poverty and give them access to things like education, and it’s very achievable with the number of solutions that exist because of our current technology.

Many impurities exist in dirty water like bacteria, viruses, and helminths which will give you diseases like tapeworm, E.coli, and Hepatitis A. These are the diseases killing so many people in developing countries without clean drinking water. Unfortunately for these people, water is so important for the human body that they have to drink the water or they’ll die. For example Kenya has 44 million people. 18 million or 43% are without clean drinking water. Each year, 3,100 children in Kenya die from diarrhea by unsafe dirty drinking water and poor sanitation. They get theirre water from places like local
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In developing countries, around 80% of illnesses are traced back to dirty water and sanitation conditions. Almost 1 of every 5 deaths under the age of 5 around the world is due to a water-related disease. But this can be solved with cheap technology the lifestraw. LifeStraw is a tiny tube with special filters inside. Place the tip in dirty water and suck the clean water up through the top. Anyone who can use a drinking straw can easily use a LifeStraw. Access to clean water and basic sanitation saves about 16,000 lives every week. With clean water, most health problems can be avoided which will save many lives and lead them on to other

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