When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.
— Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1746
PCI understands that increasing access to cost-effective and sustainable water and sanitation services is essential to helping children and communities prevent disease. The impact of clean water service and sanitation is profound; not only does it bring about survival and better health, it also has positive economic, environmental, and social impacts. By working together with local communities, PCI is helping to provide access to clean water sufficient for drinking, cooking, bathing, washing, and irrigation.
The effects that clean water has on a community can be truly transformative: