Water Works: How access to clean water transforms lives in Madagascar

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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Thanks to the new tap, Voahangy’s water is cleaner and safer than it used to be.
Photo: USAID / Anne Daugherty

In the village of Sabotsy Anjiro in Madagascar, a simple water tap installed outside Voahangy Rasoanantenaina’s door has changed her life.

“Before the fountain, I had to get water from the public pump, a half-hour walk away,” said Voahangy, who has four children. “Having to do that twice a day meant that I lost two hours trying to access water and carry it home."

Now, the fountain is right in front of my home, and I can get as much water as I need, whenever I need it,” she said.

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