Author: Salesian Missions

Publication Date: March 30, 2023

(National Catholic Reporter) UN Water Conference shows global consensus on universal right to water

March 30, 2023

(Excerpt) The first day of the U.N. Water Conference, March 22, was international World Water Day, a day marked by Salesian Missions, the New York-based development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco.

The Salesians have made clean water projects a priority because billions of people globally “don’t have clean water for drinking, cooking, sanitation and other needs,” said Fr. Timothy Ploch, interim director of Salesian Missions. He said a Salesian clean water initiative has made “building wells and supplying fresh, clean water a top priority for every community in every country in which Salesian missionaries work.”

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