443 million lost school days

443 milioni di giorni di scuola persi
The search for water compromises the development of many children who, by fulfilling this task, risk exhausting their daily energies, not attending school lessons due to lack of strength or diseases related to the consumption of contaminated water. School absences are often due to the embarrassment that the symptoms of dysentery cause in children. Often the lack of adequate education is the first obstacle to reducing poverty and for this reason investments in drinking water, hygiene and good health have a very large economic return on developing communities.