Sunday, October 3, 2010

Wells (5)

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There are many wells in Africa. Some are boreholes (which are costly--about $18,000) and some are hand-dug (which cost about $3,000 each and which employ local labor). Women and children fetch water on a daily basis, usually around 5 AM.

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Children fetching water in the evening. Galebre, Cote d'Ivoire, 2006.

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Children fetching water in Jukwah, Ghana, 2006.

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Well in Depa, Cote d'Ivoire, 2007. PHoto by Stan Tompson.

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Fetching water in the early morning: women's work. Depa, Côte d'Ivoire, 2009.

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Fetching water in the early morning: women's work. Depa, Côte d'Ivoire, 2009.

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