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Saving lives…one toilet at a time

Since July 2017, with your help we have been helping to bring clean water and safe sanitation to the world’s poorest people by linking our loos with latrines in developing countries through the charity, Toilet Twinning.

By October last year, Belfry shoppers had donated £380 which built a whole block of toilets in Guatemala. As of last month, another £345 was raised which means we can twin a toilet in Uganda and a toilet block in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Belfry Shopping Centre’s management team has also twinned three further toilets themselves in Bangladesh, Guatemala and Uganda.

One in three people worldwide does not have a safe, decent toilet. Every two minutes a child under the age of five dies due to poor sanitation or dirty water, so even the most basic latrine can transform lives.

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