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    • 400 MILLION SCHOOL DAYS

      Are lost each year due to poor sanitation.

    • MILLIONS OF
      CHILDREN

      Are saved
      by routine
      hand-
      washing
      with soap.

    • 2.6 BILLION
      PEOPLE

      Lack
      access
      to basic
      sanitation
      worldwide.

    • TOILETS SAVE

      More lives than
      any other
      invention.

    • OUR WORK

      Aims to deliver proper sanitation to schools in Kenya, enhancing health and enabling education.

THE SANITATION CRISIS

Human Rights for Everyone?

Sanitation: A Human Rights Global Crisis - The Facts

  • 2.6 billion people – four in ten people in the world do not have access to a toilet    (the right to Adequate Health)
  • 440 million school days lost  (Internationally)    (the right to an Education)
  • Every day, diarrhoeal disease kills 5,000 children. Every week, it kills 42,000 people. Diarrhea coupled with pneumonia kills more children than any other disease.     (the right to Adequate Health)
  • Access to a toilet can reduce child diarrhoeal deaths by over 30 percent.   (the right to Adequate Health)
  • Children without basic sanitation are forced to defecate in the open and expose themselves to ridicule, shame, and for women and girls, loss of dignity and the risk of attack.   (the right to Dignity, Safety, Privacy)
  • Girls are more likely to go to and stay in school when girl-friendly toilets are available.    (the right to an Education)