Washington, D.C. | June 28, 2012
Thirty-three international development leaders have come together to write a letter to members of the House of Representatives pressing them to call on the House Foreign Affairs Committee to mark-up the Sen. Paul Simon Water for the World Act in this session of Congress.
“The organizations we lead are critical partners to the United States government and others worldwide in meeting the needs for poor and disenfranchised people, and protecting the resources they need to survive,” the letter said. “Safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene are among the most basic needs a person can have.”
Read the full text here.