Matt Damon Clean Water Campaign For Poor Launched
The "Good Will Hunting" actor, Matt Damon, has co-founded Water.org in collaboration with humanitarian Gary White. This campaign is aimed at providing the poor people with clean water for drinking. amon's existing water charity – H2O Africa -- will merge with White's WaterPartners to become one non-profit organisation.
Damon aims is to provide access to clean water to 890 million people across Africa and Asia and insists it was his heart-wrenching visits to the world's poorest countries that made him realise the importance of having drinkable water.
"Every 15 seconds, a child in the developing world dies from water-related disease. After visiting project sites in Africa and Asia with Gary, I've seen the problem and the impact of safe water," said the actor.