Water Problems in Sub-Saharan Africa

What about drilling boreholes or providing water purification ideas…

research writing spring 2014

Poverty doesn’t just exist in the United States. When you think about it, Americans in poverty have it way better off than say, someone in Africa (not saying anyone in poverty is well off). I am sure that you people know there is a problem with safe and clean drinking water, but do you know actually how bad this problem is? Let me break it down for you. In this world, there are over 780 million people who do not have access to safe drinking water, which results in 3.4 million deaths a year according to water.org. 99% of these deaths occur in undeveloped countries. This is clearly a problem that we have globally and it something that should be looked at more closely.

I believe there is many things we can do about this problem, but for these things to work we have to be absolutely committed to helping…

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