Grammy-winning musician Lenny Kravitz is helping us spread the word about how clean water and proper sanitation can save children's lives. 

"I was born in New York City and have always taken access to clean water as a given," said Kravitz.

"No child should die of diarrhoea from drinking dirty water. That thousands of children under the age of five continue to die every day because they lack clean water and basic sanitation is simply unacceptable."

This week we announced that the world has met the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water, with close to 90 per cent of the global population now with access.

But that still leaves over 780 million people, mainly in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, without access. And almost half the developing world’s population don't yet have adequate toilets. 

Please donate to UNICEF today and help us give even more children safe drinking water and toilets.

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