Better health, better grades

The back to school period is stressful for parents. But for millions of families, it is not books and pens they worry about – it is safe water and a toilet. Global charity Water.org estimates boys and girls in developing countries spend 6 hours each day finding water. The charity offers WaterCredit, loans to install toilets or taps in their homes. In these photos, Water.org shows what a difference access to water makes, leaving more time for homework, better grades and a more prosperous future