Water and Sanitation Fit for the Children of Equatorial Guinea
Water and Sanitation Fit for the Children of Equatorial GuineaUNICEF | February 29, 2008
Documents the hardships caused by the lack of access to potable water and sanitation, and highlight a project implemented by UNICEF and ExxonMobil to provide schools access to clean water.
BANEY, Equatorial Guinea, 29 February 2008 – The sight of children fetching water at the nearest river with buckets on their heads is a common scene in Baney, a small town situated in the outskirts of Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea.
Running water is scarce in homes. That is why families must mobilize and organize their daily pilgrimage to a river named Ehola, which means ‘the protective spirit of the people’.
“God has not endowed our people with water,” said the director of the Papa Bacabo National School in Baney, referring to the river, which is completely dry most of the time....
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