world water day

How World Water Day Benefits the Children We Serve

March 22nd is World Water Day! For almost 30 years, World Water Day has highlighted the need for clean water around the world. But why is this such an important day for the children in our programs?  
 
Many people in impoverished countries, like the countries we serve in, don’t have access to clean water.

Water Changes Everything

When you have easy access to clean water, it can be hard to remember how important it is, how much we need water for.

In honor of World Water Day (March 22), here are just a few of the reasons children around the world need access to clean water.

How COTN Partners and Staff Solved a Water Crisis in the Dominican Republic

Two years ago, without any warning, water stopped coming out of the pipes in Don Bosco—an impoverished community in the Dominican Republic. 

Under the hot afternoon sun, the injustice of this crisis was visceral. “Water is life,” says Vladi Feliz, a COTN translator.

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