Bushozi primary school pupils in Buhweju district struggle to fetch water
A woman with a Jerry Can struggling to locate where to fetch water from in the degraded Kikondera wetland in Buhweju district of Uganda. Picture by Chris Mugasha
A water Kiosk in Ndirande Malawi. In places without access to clean water children and walk long distances, use dirty water from ponds and rivers or they are charged large amounts of money by water sellers.
Water scarcity is one of the world’s leading problems affecting more than 1.1 billion people globally
Most African countries struggle to provide access to water and sanitation to their people
A kid stands close to a water tank. Rainwater tanks are vital in water harvest and storage
A girl child returns from collecting water in a shallow well in western Uganda.
Pupils collecting water in Uganda. In every society, water , health and education are closely inter-related
Men in rural part of Uganda constructing a rainwater harvesting tank
Competition for water resources is perceived by a majority of countries to have increased over the past 20 years
Water reforms have produced significant impacts on development, including improvements to drinking water access