In impoverished Jewish communities the world over, your gifts provide people with clean, safe, life-giving water.
Everyone needs water to live. In some parts of the world, people (usually women) must walk for hours each day to collect water for their families.
About 1.8 million people – mostly children – are killed each year by diarrhea caused by contaminated water
But diarrhea is far from the only danger. Cholera, dysentery, hepatitis, typhoid, salmonellosis and a host of deadly illnesses also stalk people in developing parts of the world who are forced to drink unclean water.