I’m Running 6 Kilometers to Help Bring Clean Water to Communities in Need

How easy is it for you to get a glass of water? For most of us, it’s only a few seconds walk to the kitchen, where a cold pitcher is waiting for us to pour water into a glass. It takes me 11 seconds to walk from my room to a fridge. If my one-liter tumbler is full, it takes no time as it’s always on my desk. Many of us don’t need to walk six kilometers to quench our thirst.

Sadly, that’s not the reality for others. A study released by World Vision revealed that six kilometers (3.7 miles) is the average distance people in developing areas would have to walk for water. This journey for clean water takes hours every single day.

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LOOK: Green Cross, Inc. Donates Medical-Grade PPEs, Disinfectants

Green Cross, Inc., one of the largest producers of rubbing alcohol and bleach in the Philippines, has rolled out its “Together We Are Stronger” campaign in line with the fight against COVID-19. Last month, Green Cross Inc. started carrying out its second round of donation drives by turning over 10,000 locally-made, medical-grade personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals around the country in support of medical frontliners.

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The Country’s Biggest Content Creators Unite to Help Medical Frontliners

It has been three months since the COVID-19 crisis upended Filipinos’ lives, unleashing the bayanihan spirit that captures our best side. Despite everyone’s best efforts to lessen the pain that this pandemic has caused, the work is far from over.

With the continuing rise of positive cases in the country, the Creator and Influencer Council of the Philippines (CICP) recognizes its pivotal role in dealing with the pandemic by drawing on the collective power of creators and influencers, all of who can draw support for a cause.

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