Bringing Clean Water to Madagascar – One Tablet at a Time

By |2022-06-16T18:44:07+00:00June 3rd, 2022|Direct Relief, Partnerships|

CLEAN International has partnered with Direct Relief to provide 150,000 purification tablets to Madagascar. This tropical island is home to about 27 million people and is the fourth biggest island in the world. It is known for its tropical forests, high biodiversity, lemur populations, and beautiful beaches. While this tropical island is paradise to many, humans are currently struggling to survive with limited freshwater resources on the island.  Although Madagascar is surrounded by water, there is a limited amount of clean freshwater to sustain the island's population. Droughts, cyclones, and tropical storms exponentially increase this struggle by destroying infrastructure and waste facilities - further contaminating water resources. According to WaterAidUK “13 million people don’t have clean water” and “more than [...]