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Canadian-based mission GFA World provides clean drinking water to nearly 40 million desperate people across Asia

April 14, 2023

STONEY CREEK, Ontario — Mission agency GFA World ( now provides a water lifeline to nearly 40 million desperate people – a number roughly equal to the entire population of Canada.


Globally, 663 million people lack clean water. Every year, around 500,000 people — including 360,000 children under the age of five — die from waterborne diseases such as diarrhea, cholera, dysentery and typhoid.

“These are overwhelming numbers,” said GFA World founder K.P. Yohannan, also known as Metropolitan Yohan. “The good news is we can help save many precious lives, one community at a…

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