Updated 05 May 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Why clean water is a global emergency

A new programme aims to bring safe drinking water to children. Here's why water is an important global issue.


The P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Programme, which has provided six billion litres of clean drinking water to 39 African countries in the past 11 years, will soon start making a difference in our country later this year, in partnership with Gift of the Givers. 

This campaign from Procter and Gamble has pledged to deliver 5 billion litres more clean water globally by 2020 to help reach the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

"P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Programme is committed to continuing its work in Africa and the rest of the world, in order to ensure that even more communities have their lives enhanced by this basic human right,” explains Khululiwe Mabaso, CSI Associate Director for SubSaharan Africa at P&G.

Check out this infographic to find out why access to clean water is a global emergency: