Providing access to treated water prevents illnesses. Drinking and cooking with water that is full of bacteria exposes children and families to stomach issues, diarrhea and other waterborne illnesses. Children under age 5 are especially vulnerable to waterborne illnesses – diarrhea can lead to dehydration, which can cause a child to become extremely ill. 161 […]
Why is water access important for children in developing countries?
The infographic below covers several reasons why access to water is important for building sustainable communities. Food For The Poor supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #6: ensuring water access and sanitation for all. The goal is to work with communities to produce improved and safely managed water sources. Women and children are most […]
3 Ways Food For The Poor Volunteers Fight Food Insecurity
Giving Thanks by Giving Back: Volunteers Unite to Help Relieve Food Insecurity Food insecurity is on the rise around the world. Conflict, inflation and climate extremes have combined for an unprecedented food crisis. The cost to deliver food assistance is at an all-time high and a rise in life-threatening hunger has followed. Every day, more […]