Happy World Water Day everyone! World Water Day is a special day that happens every year on March 22nd. It's a day to remind us that water is really important, and we need to take good care of it. There are a lot of people who don't have clean water, about 2.2 billion! That's a really big number.
We're dedicated to providing access to water, and we believe it's a fundamental human right. We're proud to support sustainable water solutions through WaterStarters. The mission is to improve the accessibility to clean water in Kenya and help communities become successful owners of water enterprises.
By using less water, we can help make sure that there is enough clean water for everyone. We can all do our part to help take care of water just like the hummingbird does. There is an ancient story of a hummingbird and it is about how we react to a crisis. Right now, we face a water and sanitation crisis. Do we stand and stare? Or, do we act?
‘One day in the forest, a fire broke out.
All the animals ran for their lives.
They stood at the edge of the blaze, looking at the flames in terror and sadness.
Up above their heads, a hummingbird was flying back and forth to the fire, over and over again.
The bigger animals asked the hummingbird what she was doing.
“I am flying to the lake to get water to help put out the fire.”
The animals laughed at her and said, “You can’t put out this fire!”
The hummingbird replied, “I’m doing what I can.”’
The hummingbird is helping solve the problem, one drop at a time. She is being the change she wants to see in the world. You can be a hummingbird, too. The actions you take, no matter how small, will help solve the water crisis.
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