MiiR Insulated Bottle - 700ml - $29.95

Although the perspective commonly eludes us, our lives are a series of personal choices. And now, in the 21st century, we have the choice to make our purchases count for something other than feeding our wants and needs. That's right, we're talking about investing in a difference. And no, not in the donate five cents at the grocery store kind of way, we're talking about purchasing top-quality products like the MiiR Insulated Bottle, while knowing that your purchase will provide one person clean drinking water for an entire year in some of the world's poorest regions. We understand if you reserve a hint of skepticism, as much of the money from charity-oriented products is horribly mismanaged, and at times, distributed in a down right shady fashion. However, this couldn't be further from the truth with MiiR. With every bottle purchase, every cent of one dollar goes directly to those in need. How' In the forms of both clean water and sanitation projects. But, how can you be sure that your donation is being spent appropriately' Well, after you register your purchase, MiiR will notify you within 6 to 18 months of the location of the well project that your dollar created. Additionally, you get a numbered bracelet with every bottle purchase for reference of your good deed. Now, the reasons are stacking as to why the MiiR clean water program is necessary. It's estimated that everyday, around 6,000 people die from water-born disease. On top of that, the World Health Organization estimates that nearly half of the world's hospital beds are occupied by people suffering from water-born illness. Altogether, this is the result of 1 in 8 people simply not having access to clean drinking water. This lack of clean water, and the conditions that arise from it, produce a volatile concoction of health and economic crisis. In fact, it's estimated to cost developing countries around $28 billion a year -- roughly 5% of GDP (UN Study). - $29.95

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