Worldwide 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation facilities, which is one reason why water and sanitation is one of Rotary International’s six areas of focus. Temperatures in Guyana daily reach 30 – 32 C and higher with the humidity factored in. If the children do not receive proper drinking water, they will become dehydrated and cannot learn effectively. Poor drinking water can cause illnesses such as typhoid, gastritis and diarrhea.Guyana is known of the land of many waters, but clean water is critical for good health. Kitchener Westmount Rotary club is making this possible for 800 children of Parika.