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Wash Well

Chicago, IL | http://washwell.org
Joined in May 2020

About Us

Pneumonia and diarrhea are the #1 and 2 causes of death in children under the age of 5, worldwide. Orphans are especially vulnerable to contracting these diseases.  

Prevention is as simple as washing hands with soap and water. Wash Well's goal is to reduce the burden of these diseases by advancing hand washing in high-risk populations. First, in Malawi. Then, throughout Africa.

53M

orphans live in sub-Saharan Africa

3M

children under 5 die annually from pneumonia and diarrhea worldwide

$0.38

is the cost of a single bar of soap in Malawi

Pneumonia and diarrhea are the #1 and 2 causes of death in children under the age of 5, worldwide. Orphans are especially vulnerable to contracting these diseases.  

Prevention is as simple as washing hands with soap and water. Wash Well's goal is…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Health & Medicine
  • Water & Sanitation

Location

  • 365 North Halsted Street
    Chicago, IL 60661

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