Nya has to walk 8 hours a day to get water for her family and village. She and many other girls have to walk to get water.They do not get to go to school. The water that they bring back is vrey unsanitary.
Akeer goes on the walk with Nya but suddenly she starts getting really bad cramps.They take her to the hospital and the docter says that Akeer has gotten a sickness from the water.This is what we will have to go through until we get clean water.
The to men go into the chief's house and talk.They start to talk to the chief about water.They say that the water will be by this tree.I have lived here my whole life and there has never been water there.
The two men come and clear the ground by the tree.All of the people helped the men clear the ground.The women collected the rocks and made gravel.
The men show up the next day with a huge drill.They are going to drill for water that is beneath the surface.There is water beneath the surface and then clean it to make it drinkable.