Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in. There is sufficient fresh water on the planet to achieve this. But due to bad economics or poor infrastructure, every year millions of people, most of them children, die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.
During these programs, students learn about water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation, exploring how these issues negatively impact food security, livelihood choices and educational opportunities for poor families across the world.
Managing Water Resources
Explore Japan, learning about the unique cultural relationship to the water and steps taken to manage its supply and quality throughout the island nation.
Community Housing and sanitation
Work directly with TECHO, a youth led organization seeking to overcome poverty through the joint work of families and volunteers in Peru.
Equity Issues in Accessing Water
Delve into water conservation and access issues in Malawi, gaining a deeper respect for the reality of the situation on the ground.