Walking Six Hours to Collect Water in Rural Ethiopia
In rural Ethiopia, women and children can walk up to six hours to collect clean water.
|Water purification location in the Somali district of Ethiopia|
Collecting clean water in Ethiopia is a struggle because walking up to six hours to collect water is normal day-to-day activity.
|West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Program|
From 2011-2015 the West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Program or WASH Millennium Water Alliance goal is to provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to approximately 483,000 people; including 83,000 students in 90 schools. Since 2006, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded over $14 million to the Millennium Water Program.