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Purifying Water at Home

Order P&G Purifier of Water packets (four per purchase) and you can watch water transform from dirty to clean at home with kids.*

It also opens an opportunity to share an important message about the power of clean water and helps children understand the reality for those who do not have access to it. Each purchase will donate three months’ worth of clean water to a person in need. **

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Purifier of water packets

*The P&G Purifier of Water packet should always be used under the supervision of an adult.

**With your purchase, $1.80 (90 days’ worth of clean drinking water) will be donated to the Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Fund. The CSDW Fund is a charitable Fund managed by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

How It Works

CSDW Purifying water home pour

Pour

CSDW Purifying water home stir

Stir

CSDW Purifying water home settle

Settle

CSDW Purifying water home filter

Filter

In addition to the P&G packets provided, you’ll need:

  • Two 10-liter (2.5-gallon) buckets (preferably one clear bucket so you can see the purification process as it happens)
  • A large spoon
  • A clean, 100% cotton cloth (a clean T-shirt or kitchen towel will work)
  • Scissors
  • Dirt (from a yard)
  • Bungee cord or clothes pins (to hold cloth over the bucket)
CSDW Purifying water home buckets spoon dirt scissors clothes

How it works

Discuss and learn

This activity is a great opportunity to talk to your kids about science, geography, and social studies topics. Here are some suggested questions:

  • What do we use water for?
  • Why is water important?
  • Where does our water come from?
  • What are bacteria and viruses?
  • Why must water be cleaned before drinking it?
  • What is the impact of not having clean drinking water?