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Goal: 20,000 Progress: 14,478
Sponsored by: The Child Health Site

Tens of thousands of kids die every day from otherwise preventable sicknesses like diarrhea, e. coli, and cholera — diseases that are spurred on or exacerbated by consuming unclean water.

Families in third-world countries who are affected by these diseases can spend the majority of their incomes on treatment for the sick family member. With already-limited resources, this can put a family into financial ruin.

Clean water is possible for everyone. Write to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asking him to dedicate more funding and resources toward providing the world and its children with clean, safe drinking water.

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Dear Secretary Ban Ki-moon:

Tens of thousands of children die each day as a result of sicknesses like diarrhea, cholera, and e. coli.

Aside from the shocking number, perhaps most disturbing about this is that these diseases are caused by drinking unclean, untreated water — and they're 100% preventable.

Just as dirty water is the culprit behind these diseases, clean water is the answer to preventing them. No child should have to die because of a simple case of diarrhea.

If we provided everyone with clean water, families around the world would be able to live more productive, successful lives. No more would they have to spend their entire savings on treating other family members who contract these preventable diseases.

Please dedicate a stronger effort toward providing everyone in the world with safe, clean drinking water.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Sep 24, 2016 Susan Ellis Clean water is a basic human necessity. I strongly support the UN programs to provide clean water for all people. This alone would put an end to many diseases that afflict most of the poorest communities in the world. The cost to benefit ratio is high.
Sep 22, 2016 Frances Bessette
Sep 22, 2016 Charmaine MacDonald
Sep 21, 2016 An Feig
Sep 21, 2016 Donna Cross
Sep 21, 2016 Marga Childs
Sep 21, 2016 Denise Plymale
Sep 20, 2016 Marilyn Santos
Sep 19, 2016 Susan Gregoric
Sep 18, 2016 JOAN AUTRY CLEAN WATER IS AN ABSOLUTE NECESSITY - AND A HUMAN RIGHT.
Sep 16, 2016 Ken stein
Sep 15, 2016 Gloriana Roig
Sep 14, 2016 Leslie Poms
Sep 14, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 14, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 14, 2016 Elena Caddell
Sep 14, 2016 s makins
Sep 13, 2016 Barbara Ramirez Every child and person has the right to safe drinking water. Make it happen, please.
Sep 13, 2016 Kim Holec
Sep 13, 2016 Judith Meusel
Sep 9, 2016 Dana Nelson
Sep 7, 2016 Sharon Sutton
Sep 1, 2016 (Name not displayed) Everyone Is Entitled To Clean Water!!!
Sep 1, 2016 rick horne
Sep 1, 2016 Beverly Leath
Aug 29, 2016 Diane Arnal
Aug 28, 2016 Elisabeth Jimmink
Aug 28, 2016 Kathleen Pelletier
Aug 28, 2016 carol McNamee
Aug 25, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Aug 22, 2016 Bernadette Gero
Aug 22, 2016 Dat Tran
Aug 22, 2016 Susan Lindsey
Aug 20, 2016 Patricia Henderson
Aug 19, 2016 Mayara Andressa
Aug 10, 2016 Margaret Conti
Aug 9, 2016 sanya gnc
Aug 9, 2016 val laurent
Aug 5, 2016 Raphaël PONCE
Aug 1, 2016 Louise Benfatto
Jul 31, 2016 Brenda Robinson
Jul 30, 2016 Carolyn Crawford
Jul 27, 2016 Kathryn Gallagher
Jul 24, 2016 Charlotte Gray
Jul 20, 2016 Elena Volodina
Jul 18, 2016 Алексей Жезлов
Jul 17, 2016 MICHAEL MELINCOFF
Jul 16, 2016 Debra Wilhoit
Jul 16, 2016 Pamela Justice
Jul 16, 2016 Juanita Leone

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