United Nation’s – World Toilet Day – 19 November 2021
Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with faeces. Every day, over 700 children under five years old die from diarrhoea linked to unsafe water, sanitation and poor hygiene. For every $1 invested in basic sanitation up to $5 is returned in saved medical costs and increased productivity, and jobs are created along the entire service chain.
Read more about the United Nation’s campaign here and on its Fact Sheet. The Worshipful Company of Plumbers is already doing its bit to help improve sanitation in the Third World through its charitable donations to Village-by-Village.