Bringing clean water to Puerto Rico

A month after Hurricane Maria devastated their island, most Puerto Ricans still have no reliable source of safe drinking water.

American citizens of Puerto Rico are facing a massive humanitarian crisis. More than a million people still lack running water — they are forced to find water in contaminated streams, collect it from runoff, even drink from toxic Superfund sites. And the danger is not over for those with running water; because water treatment plants are still not operational, tap water may be tainted with raw sewage.

But we — YOU — can help alleviate human suffering. Through AFT’s Operation Agua, we are bringing water purification systems to Puerto Rican families and communities who are crying out for help.

A donation of:

  • $30 provides an in-home purifier that provides up to 24 liters of safe water per day to a family in need.
  • $150 buys in-home purifiers for five families in need.
  • $300 provides desperately needed water for 10 Puerto Rican families.

Click here to make your tax-deductible donation today.

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