Wubalem, a 17-year old girl living in Machakel district, Ethiopia, no longer has to choose between attending school and making a three-hour trek to fetch unclean water from a river. Two programmes sponsored by UNICEF and the European Union have brought more than 100 water points to the area and a nutrition programme has helped reduce the number of children with severe acute malnutrition from 88 cases in 2010 to 7 cases in 2013.
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