#6 Clean Water and Sanitation: Sustainable Development Goals

What is the Clean Water and Sanitation goal, and why do we need it? •   Water scarcity affects 40% of the world’s population and is projected to rise •   2.4 billion people lack access to basic sanitation services including toilets •   Floods and water-related disasters account for 70% of natural disaster-related deaths… Continue reading #6 Clean Water and Sanitation: Sustainable Development Goals

#4 Quality Education: Sustainable Development Goals

What is Quality Education and why do we need it –         Quality Education is the foundation to improving lives and development towards equality –          Currently, 103 million youth worldwide lack basic literacy skills, and more than 60 per cent of them are women – education is critical in preventing unintended adolescent… Continue reading #4 Quality Education: Sustainable Development Goals

#1 No Poverty: Sustainable Development Goals

What is poverty? The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as: ‘The condition of having little or no wealth or few material possessions’ International poverty line: US$1.90 and under per person per day (2011) The Problem: around 18 000 children globally die each day from poverty-related causes leads to social tensions and inequalities in society hunger,… Continue reading #1 No Poverty: Sustainable Development Goals