Do you know that…?

  • 663 million people in the world (1 in 10) lack access to safe water.
  • Globally, 1/3 of all schools lack access to safe water and adequate sanitation.
  • Almost 1000 children die every day from diarrheal diseases due to the lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene (UNICEF)

Ripples Make Waves is a LIVE, 24-hour, interactive video event bringing students of the world together to share water stories, discuss change and advocate FOR EACH OTHER, the need and the right for every child to have safe water. Ripples Make Waves is a UN Water sanctioned event and sponsored by Cisco (www.cisco.com) and the Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration (www.cilc.org).