WaterAid have launched a new film Spend a Penny, Save a Pound’, calling on the UK Government to become a global water, sanitation and hygiene leader. The film features Douglas Flint, previous Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings.
One in ten people still don’t have access to clean water, and one in three don’t have access to a decent toilet. The UK Government has the power to change this.
The UK Government is a global development leader, yet currently less than 2% of the UK’s bilateral aid is spent on water, sanitation and hygiene. We cannot end extreme poverty and build a healthier, more prosperous world without access to these services. It's time for the UK to become a leader in water, sanitation and hygiene.
Please watch our new video and consider sharing it on social media using the #SpendAPenny