Did you know that almost 1 in 10 people lack access to clean water?
The majority live in isolated rural areas and spend hours every day walking to collect water for their family. Not only does walking for water keep children out of school or take up time that parents could be using to earn money, but the water often carries diseases that can make everyone sick.
But access to clean water means education, income and health - especially for women and kids.
Charity : water is an organization that builds sustainable water solutions for communities.
I met the charity : water team at a conference in 2014, and I have been raising money for them ever since. This year I have "donated" my birthday to raise money because I didn't want to run another marathon! ;) (My knees can't take it!)