Clean water pipes hope of life

March 22 is World Water Day. What does clean water mean to you? To Dan, a 3-year-old boy in Ngoc Dong commune in Cao Bang, clean water means his parents do not have to go far to fetch water for their daily use and "my mother can wash my face once every morning.”

Dan's family is among 90 households in the district who have benefited from the construction of a ChildFund supported water supply system in May 2012. Before the water project, people used to get rainwater or water from a few open natural wells far away from their homes in the village. People now no longer have to walk a long distance every day to fetch water but can save that time to work or take care of their children.

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