This Earth Day I want to talk about WATER. Every day we turn on our taps, and fresh, readily-drinkable water comes out. We do not experience any sort of “Wow!” factor. In fact, we’ve come to expect this, and almost take it for granted. Yet millions of people in the world do not have access to such luxury.
My goal is to help spread the word about water, and to ultimately see safe, affordable and sustainable drinking water, along with adequate sanitation, thereby saving lives and ensuring a healthy tomorrow.
Please take a moment to watch this short documentary. “Running Dry” is a comprehensive public information/education project, established to raise awareness regarding the worsening global humanitarian water crisis. I’ve decided to post the segment on South Africa, since I will be travelling there in less than one week.
So, today when you pour yourself a nice glass of water to quench your thirst, take a moment to be grateful and maybe think twice about how you can personally contribute to its sustainment.
Thank you, drink up, and adventure on!
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Above image: copyright Art for Change
2 thoughts on “Happy Earth Day!”
Thanks for the reminder, Kristen – water truly is a world issue. Enjoy your travels in Africa!
This is such an important issue. You’re photos give us a reminder to help make water safe and available for everyone. We have so much to be grateful for.