Water for the world

The Swiss aid organisation Helvetas has launched a campaign to raise money for projects to provide millions of people with access to drinking water. Helvetas says contaminated water is responsible for 80 percent of illnesses in developing countries.

This content was published on September 13, 1999 - 16:52

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