Nya is 11 years old and she is walking to water or a river. She is walking her her usally 8 hour walk to get water for her family and village. This is important to our plot because it shows us that they don't have running water and what Nya has to do everyday she also has to drink and bring back the muddy water to her village and home.
Nya's little sister Akeer gets sick. Nya and her mother takes Akeer to the docter and find out that she was sick because of the dirty water.They also say that other people in the village can get sick from the water also.
2 men show up. The two men talk to Nya's uncle. They say that there is water between the two trees. Nya's thinks that it is impossible because she has lived there her whole life an has never seen water or signs of water.
The two men take away the two trees. They have to make gravel. Nya still doesn't believe that they will find water in the ground.
The two men are digging into the ground. They are trying to find fresh water. Nya still doesn't believe that there will be water.
The two men find water. The water isn't clean water so they will have to keep digging. Nya can't believe that