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Poor hygiene and sanitation takes lives

One in nine people don’t have access to clean water

2.5 billion peopledon’t have access to proper sanitation worldwide

Every two minutesdiarrhoea kills a child

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“Across the world, thousands of children’s lives are at risk because of poor hygiene. They desperately need your help. Please send a donation today.” Dominika Kronsteiner, Emergency Response Manager

Everyday items

with lifesaving potential

Jerry can_blue and light blue


A jerrycan means families can collect clean water and carry it safely back to their home
Toothpaste tube_orange and light blue

Toothbrush and paste

Without dental care, vulnerable children often develop agonising tooth decay and potentially deadly abscesses
Soap_blue and light blue

Washing soap

Washing helps people retain dignity – and keeping clean prevents infection
Tshirt and tablets_blue orange and light blue

Laundry soap

Many children fleeing conflict have just one set of clothes. Keeping them clean helps prevent infections
Water tablets_blue and light blue

Water purifying tablets

Killing dangerous bacteria in dirty water protects children from water-borne diseases
Nail cutters_blue and orange

Nail cutters

Keeping nails short can stop disease spreading through human contact
A woman with a hygiene kit


A hygiene kit could help protect families from diseases including cholera and diphtheria. The kit contains water purification tablets, to make the water safe for drinking and the soap to keep children clean.

Your donation could go even further and reach even more children – wherever in the world they may be. We believe that no child should face agonising, deadly diseases if we can prevent it. By giving a gift today, you'll help us reach more vulnerable communities.

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