A hostile continent 1.4 size of Europe. World's largest desert. Contains 90% of all ice, if melted would raise sea level 60m. Recorded Earth's coldest temp at -89°C. Population: 0. Scientists: 4000.
Midsummer nights. Northern Lights. Deep forests. Arctic winters. 100,000 lakes. Endless coastlines. IKEA. Volvo. Spotify. Skype. Nobel Prize. 400,000 Moose. 9.8 million people. "Just right".
Non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Every day helping over 2000 people get access to clean water for the first time. 5.2 million so far :)
Clean water keep kids in school, especially girls. Less time collecting water means more time in class. Clean water, proper toilets at schools means girls don’t have to stay home for a week per month.
Every $1 invested in clean water can yield $4–$12 in economic returns. Access to clean water is perhaps the single most powerful tool for sparking economic growth that humanity has ever known.
The simplest things, like hand washing, can reduce water-related deaths by 35%. Children are especially vulnerable to waterborne diseases, not strong enough to fight diarrhea and dysentery.