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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

Sep 1, 2014 Cathy Devine
Sep 1, 2014 Ruthie Farrior-Rydgren
Sep 1, 2014 Irene Kirkpatrick This is the most important gift of life. Please act now.
Aug 31, 2014 Cheryl Mc
Aug 31, 2014 Jeanne Speakes The things we take for granted.....others are praying for for their children and loved ones. Please.....clean water would be such a lifesaver for so many people! Thank you.
Aug 31, 2014 Gregory Bliss
Aug 31, 2014 Pamela Buckardt
Aug 31, 2014 Sue Grimm
Aug 31, 2014 KL Holloway
Aug 31, 2014 Georgia Allen
Aug 31, 2014 Gerald Campbell
Aug 31, 2014 (Name not displayed) PLease help the children have access to clean water daily, Thank you.
Aug 31, 2014 Holly Matthews
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Aug 31, 2014 jeanneUhl Uhl
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Aug 31, 2014 Bia Julie
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Aug 31, 2014 Michelle shanks
Aug 31, 2014 Allison Williamson
Aug 31, 2014 Mary Horne
Aug 31, 2014 Linda Wheeler
Aug 31, 2014 pam alderman
Aug 31, 2014 Catriona Robertson
Aug 31, 2014 Sandy Danton
Aug 31, 2014 Stephen Lee Everyone needs clean water. Please act.
Aug 31, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 31, 2014 Susan Davis
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Aug 31, 2014 Bridget Hurd
Aug 31, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 31, 2014 Filiz Göktuğ
Aug 31, 2014 Rachel Collins
Aug 31, 2014 Thomas Rogers Please help the children of the world get clean water
Aug 31, 2014 Andrea Grater
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Aug 31, 2014 Lauren Schilling
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Aug 31, 2014 Emma Pagano
Aug 31, 2014 Brenda Weston
Aug 31, 2014 Carole Kuehl
Aug 31, 2014 Melissa Smith
Aug 31, 2014 Sharon Hawkins To give fresh water is to give life it's self!!!!!
Aug 31, 2014 Siobhan Champagne Access to water is a human right, NOT a privilege.
Aug 31, 2014 LeeAnn D'Ercole
Aug 31, 2014 Jay Hinkle
Aug 31, 2014 celia poole
Aug 31, 2014 Judy Walters
Aug 31, 2014 Delores Kropf

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