Water is just the beginning because... it stops disease spreading: "Before, we had a very poor toilet, and we did not even have water to wash our hands after. Now, we have an improved toilet, a shower and pumps to wash our hands as often as we want." - schoolgirls in Madagascar. Did you know, handwashing with clean water and soap can halve the risk of diarrhoea? Way 1 of WaterAid's #20ways that water changes lives, counting down to World Water Day, 22 March 2013.