Some statements about water and sanitation in the 3rd World with True or False answers
True or False markers
Read out the statements on (page 19 of the resource) to the children and ask whether they think the answer is true or false.
- Ask the children to fold up true or false cards
This song explains that 5,000 children die each day as a result of water- related diseases. However, since the song was written, efforts to bring clean water and hygiene promotion projects to communities have reduced this figure to 4,000. You can change the song lyrics to 4,000 to reflect this or keep them as they are and explain how the number has decreased to give the children and your audience an idea of the impact of fundraising.
Across the world, 884 million people do not have access to safe water. WaterAid works with people in the worldâ€™s poorest communities to help them solve their water and sanitation problems. Everyone should have safe water to drink and somewhere to go to the toilet, so letâ€™s work together to help WaterAid enable people just like us living in poorer countries to get these simple things that we all need.â€