Water, Sanitation and Matt Damon

I don’t know about everybody else but I really love movies and some actors I just find really amazing. One actor I really love to watch on screen is Matt Damon, since he’s so dedicated to his role and seems like an overall nice guy.

Yet, I wonder how many of you know about his mission to promote safe water and sanitation on a global scale.

He, together with, Garry White, engineer and social entrepreneur have co-founded Water.org, where they have been able to assist 5.5 million people to date, with an expected 2.5 million people for 2017.

With “1.8 billion people globally using a source of drinking water that is fecally contaminated” and “2.4 billion people lacking an access to basic sanitation services such as toilets and latrines” (source: United Nations) such an endeavor is definitely needed.

Persons wishing to learn more about Water.org, and even donate to a worthy cause, can visit their website.

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About WRlibrarian

Currently employed with the Water and Sewerage Authority at the Water Resources Agency, I have taken the opportunity to create an innovative and exciting blog to make staff aware of library related activities, as well as, relevant information that can have an impact on the Agency's operation.
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