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How can we involve children in solving the world's water woes? (Infographic)

How can we involve children in solving the world's water woes? (Infographic) | green infographics | Scoop.it

The theme for World Water Day this year is cooperation.


This year is also the International Year of Water Cooperation. If we’re going to work together to overcome the challenges of a region that has a water problem, it’s going to take the participation of everyone – children included.

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Water Facts & Children: Infographic

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Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a water-related disease. In the developing world, 24,000 children under the age of five die every day from preventable causes like diarrhea contracted from unclean water.

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No Kid Hungry: Campaign to End Childhood Hunger

No Kid Hungry: Campaign to End Childhood Hunger | green infographics | Scoop.it
The thought of children going to sleep hungry anywhere in the world is tough to swallow.

People may think that hunger is a problem which resides firmly in the hands of third world countries — but they’re mistaken. America has a problem too. America has the food and programs in place to end childhood hunger, but they are up against a lot: the stigmas and embarrassments that surround hunger, the challenges presented by access to healthy food, and the struggle to connect children with the resources they need to thrive.
In 1983, actor Jeff Bridges founded the End Hunger Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding children around the world. It works with the entertainment industry and partners to produce and support media projects to end U.S. childhood hunger. They have recently partnered with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry national campaign to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. This newly formed partnership will help make this goal even more attainable...

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