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Photojournal: Getting water in Africa
Burden lifted

Natwetikya, of Ndedo, Tanzania, used to have to go down pits to fetch water:

When I heard the news that we were going to get clean water I remember laughing. I felt like I'd had a huge burden lifted from me and that I was let out into the light from a dark tunnel.

I'm too old to crawl down those pits now to get water, and luckily all I have to do is turn on the tap!

(WaterAid/Alex Marco)

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