Don’t forget the children plea

. . . . from Save The Children (and me).

To put the staggering amounts spent to save the banks into context, the World Bank estimates that universal access to water and sanitation would cost $20-$30 billion and that not addressing the problem will cost roughly nine times as much. See 2006 Human Development Report: Beyond Scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisis, humdev2006.pdf pp. 8, 14, 42.