Water points help improve quality of life for young girls in Ethiopia

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Water point and people fetching water

Young girls in northern Ethiopia can now fetch water without fear of getting raped or abducted.

The construction and rehabilitation of water points by UNICEF, the European Union (EU) and other partners, is making their lives easier.

Five years ago, it would take three full hours to collect unclean water from a river after walking through dangerous fields. The project has brought more than 100 water points to the area.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

Duration: 3’49″

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