Jim Hicks is the founder and president of Thirst Relief International, a non-profit organization that serves over 8 Countries and well over 600,000 people with good clean drinking water.
We talk with Jim about the exciting updates of what is coming to Thirst Relief that will even reach more people and save more lives.
IT'S ALL ABOUT WATER
Nearly 1 Billion people today, STILL lack access to safe, clean drinking water and more than 2 Billion lack access to adequate sanitation. With nearly 1 million children dying each year due to water related illnesses, that are preventable, water is the most vital component to not only survival, but also to the development of a community.
CREATING ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER VARIES IN METHOD, DEPENDING ON THE LOCATION, COMMUNITY AND SCALE OF NEED. WE UTILIZE THE MOST APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE TO OUR LOCAL PARTNERS TO ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSION.
THANKS TO THE HELP OF OUR GENEROUS DONORS, AND THE HARD WORK OF OUR LOCAL PARTNERS, WE ARE SERVING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DESERVING PEOPLE THROUGH OUR PROJECTS. HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR CURRENT PROJECTS: