Thirst Relief Blog

Congo Volcano Eruption Intensifies Water Crisis

Despite abundant natural resources and precious metals, including large deposits of tantalum, a vital component in cell phones and laptops, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the world's most impoverished countries. Poor infrastructure, decades of civil...

The Dangerous Walk to Water

When it comes to water, most of us have it easy. Just one swipe of the tap and water is instantly at our disposal. Accessing water isn’t something people in wealthy countries associate with personal danger. Yet, the women and girls living in a developing country face...

World Water Day: Why You Should Care

Most of us don’t give clean water much thought. Have you ever had to risk your safety to get water, use the toilet, or mourn the death of a loved one who died from diseases and conditions caused by unclean water? Yet, clean water isn’t an issue for most people...