What would it be like to carry 5 gallons of water for 5 kilometers every day and still not have enough?
CARRY 5 raises funds and awareness to end the water crisis for people living in poor countries. You can join in a walk for water near you, or start a CARRY 5 walk of your own. Once you've registered, you can create your own fundraising page, form fundraising teams, and invite other people to help you reach your goals.
- In developing countries, women and children spend up to 5 hours each day collecting dirty water from contaminated streams and ponds.
- Water-related illnesses kill 5 million people each year, the majority of whom are children under age 5.
- Every day, 5,000 children die from preventable water-related illnesses.