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  • Water and Economic Growth

    Do you work? How much do you make per hour? What if you needed to spend part of your day fetching water to drink instead of going to work? How much money would you lose?

    • More than 40 billion work hours are lost each year in Africa because people need to fetch drinking water.
    • Workers in India lose 73 million working days per year due to illness from water.

    Find out more. (Photo courtesy of Blue Planet Run Foundation.)