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Goal: 20,000 Progress: 14,720
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


Aug 16, 2017 Paola Moretti
Aug 15, 2017 Karen McHugh
Aug 11, 2017 Melissa Bird
Aug 1, 2017 Virginia Dempsey
Jul 29, 2017 Debbie Meadows
Jul 27, 2017 Angela Hembroff
Jul 27, 2017 Catheryn Sproull
Jul 27, 2017 Brian Reynolds
Jul 21, 2017 Fern Swecker
Jul 16, 2017 John Chambers
Jul 13, 2017 Debra Lancia
Jul 13, 2017 Amanda Treffert
Jul 8, 2017 Edward FLOUNOY
Jul 7, 2017 Jo Mosley
Jul 5, 2017 grace schneider
Jul 2, 2017 Kim Hanke
Jun 29, 2017 Maureen Porcelli
Jun 29, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 23, 2017 paul siemering
Jun 20, 2017 Stacy Wykle
Jun 15, 2017 Beth Call
Jun 13, 2017 Ingrid Brown
Jun 12, 2017 Léa Le Brizaut
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 7, 2017 Suzi Jackson
Jun 7, 2017 Corine Colt
Jun 5, 2017 Petra Jones
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May 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 30, 2017 Micki Courtoreille
May 25, 2017 Betty Finley
May 20, 2017 Shirley Troia
May 20, 2017 Melissa Pacheco
May 19, 2017 Jacob R. Raitt
May 15, 2017 Artur Xavier
May 13, 2017 Marcos Carrillo
May 13, 2017 CHRIS GILL
May 10, 2017 Melinda Norman
May 10, 2017 Gerry Stearns
May 8, 2017 Sabrina Degasperi
May 8, 2017 Natalie Wynn Access to clean water is a human right!
May 7, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 6, 2017 Alysa Waring
May 4, 2017 KURT CRUGER
May 4, 2017 Amina Jamal
May 4, 2017 Virginia Olson
May 4, 2017 Michalla Courtoreille
May 1, 2017 Donald Schwartz
May 1, 2017 Anthony Bellesorte We all need good water.

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