Essential to life
Millions of women walk hours each day to fetch water for their families. In places like Somalia, where vulnerable families have been uprooted by war, famine and drought, the journey can be dangerous. The lack of access to clean water also makes cholera a deadly reality. In 2013, the IRC brought clean water and sanitation to 1.4 million people, helping reduce the risk of disease and freeing women from this grueling task. $110 can supply clean water for a year to three people who have been uprooted by crisis.
Why they’ll love a Rescue Gift
“Educating girls in underdeveloped countries is really important to both my mother and me, so I gave my mom a Rescue Gift. She said it was the best gift she’d ever gotten.”