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Goal: 20,000 Progress: 14,669
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

Apr 27, 2017 Dorothy Henry
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Apr 27, 2017 Hannah Crone
Apr 25, 2017 Judy Hayden
Apr 25, 2017 Natasha Jenkins
Apr 25, 2017 Abigail Kane
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Apr 22, 2017 steven rule
Apr 21, 2017 Quentin Fischer
Apr 20, 2017 Pat Redner
Apr 19, 2017 michele rule
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Apr 17, 2017 giuseppina bertani
Apr 14, 2017 Shakti Muse
Apr 8, 2017 Valéria Menicucci
Apr 8, 2017 resi hennebert
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Apr 6, 2017 Lisa Hammermeister
Apr 6, 2017 Pamela Llewellyn
Apr 6, 2017 eileen juric
Apr 5, 2017 Karen Rubino
Apr 5, 2017 Emily Ettinger
Apr 4, 2017 Darren Mitton
Apr 3, 2017 Barb Breese
Apr 1, 2017 leslie shellberg
Apr 1, 2017 Michalla Sutton
Mar 30, 2017 Elizabeth Frost
Mar 30, 2017 Sharon Gilman
Mar 30, 2017 Helene Goytia
Mar 29, 2017 Ingrid Bichler
Mar 24, 2017 Lynne Doyle
Mar 23, 2017 Russell Jackson
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Mar 22, 2017 Bernadette O'Maoileidigh
Mar 22, 2017 Glenda Foreman
Mar 22, 2017 Kristen Koster
Mar 21, 2017 Farrah Townsend
Mar 20, 2017 Sophie Miranda
Mar 20, 2017 Anitra Gordon
Mar 19, 2017 Marion Weston
Mar 19, 2017 Stephen Moyer
Mar 11, 2017 Sigfrido Losada Torreiro
Mar 10, 2017 Ellen Cather
Mar 10, 2017 Shakayla Thomas
Mar 10, 2017 Cathy Burger
Mar 10, 2017 Maureen Downs
Mar 10, 2017 Kevin Duffy
Mar 9, 2017 Sheila Pedraza
Mar 7, 2017 Suzette Henderson
Mar 6, 2017 Beatriz Zebadua

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