Tanzanian villagers find answer to water shortage under their feet

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Young rural farmers of Tanzania. UN Photo/B Wolff

Villagers in northern Tanzania have found the answer to a lack of water literally under their feet.

The Maasai villagers used to have to walk for hours each day in search of water, but after drilling a borehole, they found a clean, fresh supply right below their homes.

As Joanne Levitan reports, the water has brought a wide range of benefits.

Duration: 3’20″

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