To Bring Water to the Village, Teach Villagers About Water

In Nicaragua, villagers' access to freshwater resources is sometimes impeded by a gap in coordination between the self-governing indigenous communities present there. WaterAid worked with locals in one village to change just that.
August 1, 2016, 1pm PDT | ArupAmericas
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As is true in much of the world, northern Nicaragua’s water challenges are largely economic and political in nature. The nation has plentiful freshwater resources, but poverty and a lack of coordination within the region’s predominantly self-governing indigenous communities prevent people from meeting their basic needs.

Simply installing pipes and pumps won’t solve the problem; people are an equally important part of the equation. 

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Published on Monday, August 1, 2016 in Doggerel
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