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In Kenya, Access to Water Gives Women Time to Make Their Own Money

KWALE COUNTY, Kenya – When a man moved onto the land next to Zeinab Juma’s home three years ago and drilled a borehole to earn some side income, she had no idea it would change her life. Suddenly, Juma and the other residents of Magaoni in Kenya’s Kwale County no longer had to walk several miles every day in search of clean water, paying her neighbor $0.02 per 20 liters instead.

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