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Clean water

World water day ( catch the rain where it falls, when it falls.)

To get water for basic household activities, the trek to the sole borehole in the town square would start by 4:30 for Hope so she could beat the other residents as there was always a queue at the borehole site which was the only source of clean water for the community. The borehole had just …

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ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER IMPROVES EDUCATION

Education is critical for breaking the cycle of poverty and yet over half of the world’s schools lack access to safe water and sanitation facilities. Lack of clean water has serious effects on students’ academic performance and attendance rates. The lack of safe water can cause even the best students to lose momentum as they …

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POVERTY AND HUNGER AS IT AFFECTS CHILDREN.

Nigeria is one of many food-deficient countries in Africa, and its alarming hunger statistics are tied with high levels of conflict that have plagued the region surrounding Nigeria for years. Food crisis such as the one in Nigeria causes distressing levels of stunting in children and is correlated with high rates of poverty. This silent …

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