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Meet Kalys: the woman who helped providing water access for her village

WECF's EWA programme “Empower Women, Benefit for All” in rural Kyrgyzstan leads to women empowerment, income generation for women and improved living standards

07.08.2015 |Carmen Chan




At first, some villagers in Nayman were skeptical of women being able to provide access to water. “A bet was made that there will be no water in the village at all,” says Kalys. But thanks to WECF’s women empowerment programme and Kalys’ women’s initiative group, 70% of the villagers now have clean drinking water:


This video is available in the following languages: English, Kyrgyz and Russian.

Thanks to this project of WECF, Kalys and other villagers in Nayman have access to clean drinking water, leading to a reduction of water-borne diseases. Would you also like to help villagers attain access to clean drinking water? Please make a donation here.

 

 


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