The Replenish Africa Initiative Empowers Women

Mar 11, 2015 1:10 PM ET

Women are a driving force in our world - yet in Africa and the developing world, women spend nearly 40 billion hours collecting water and caring for those with water-related illnesses. At school, many girls face a lack of privacy, safety and sanitation causing many to drop out. 

RAIN is tackling these challenges. The Replenish Africa Initiative empowers women by providing clean water access, sanitation and hygiene education. It all starts with water.

Global Water Challenge and Women for Water salute RAIN for its support of women across Africa. To learn more, go to