Photographed by Sua
2011, Mixed media :
Markers & Spray bottle art
using recycled plastic bottles
One of the major problems in Africa must be water scarcity.
1 out of every 5 deaths under
the age of 5 is due to a
And this is just one tiny bit of facts
out of so many problems caused either by water shortage
or drinking unclean water.
This recycled bottle art collection is one of my support actions for
suffering people in Africa and not to forget tears they fall.
Africa Water Facts
Desert, rainforest, and savanna – over 900 million people live in Africa, the second largest continent in the world. Of all who live in Africa, 340 million people (38%) lack access to clean water and 500 million people (56 %) lack access to sanitation facilities.
If you lived in Africa, you would have to walk an average of six kilometers (3.72 miles) to carry often dirty or murky water home to your family for use. The burden of this chore falls on the women and children of a household.
The Nile, Niger, Volta and Zambezi River Basins cross multiple political borders making water policy difficult and even volatile, according to research conducted by the UN as featured on the BBC.