£10M raised by British shoppers to tackle water poverty

British shoppers are helping to tackle water poverty through a unique fundraising initiative, which has created a £10 million fund to provide clean water and sanitation. Almost 7,500 convenience stores, which are supplied by Co-op, are raising cash through water sales to fund life-saving projects in some of the world’s poorest communities. According to the United Nations, 844 million people do not have access to clean drinking water and more than 2.3 billion lack access to a basic, hygienic toilet. In the latest move, Nairobi’s poorest families, who are falling…

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