Shops jump in to charity water scheme

July 22, 2013

Monday, 22 July 2013

The ‘GiveMeTap’ campaign sells reusable water bottles to people across the world to improve the lives of Africans in poverty. After paying £10, the owners of the special bottles get access to tap water in shops across the world.

More than 200 businesses in 22 cities are taking part in the global campaign. They simply put up a sign in their shop windows and fill up ‘GiveMeTap’ bottles with tap water for free!

The team behind the campaign reckon they’ve stopped people wasting around 400,000 plastic bottles and provided drinkable water for more than 3,000 people in poverty.

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