Water

Freshwater Scarcity: Calling on You to Help Improve Access

Meda is a large village on an Ethiopian plateau with a steep gorge that cuts the village in half. Letikiros Hailu was born in the south side of Meda, and from a young age, like all girls her age, most of her time was spent walking and waiting for water. Beginning at eight years old, […]

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IBM Helps Developing Nations Harness Safe Water

Developed nations largely take clean water for granted. Open the tap, and there it is. Many developing countries, unfortunately, don’t have that luxury. Kenya, for example, has a population of approximately 46 million people, with an astounding 41 percent relying on unimproved water sources such as ponds, shallow wells and rivers. Additionally, only nine out […]

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