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I Feel Beautiful for the First Time
Becky Straw

The average woman in Africa walks three miles every day for water. Often, it’s water from putrid rivers or disease-infested swamps. Worldwide, women are more than twice as likely as men to collect drinking water. With the new freshwater wells in their villages – women have time to feel beautiful again.

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Eva Tolage 17 Year Old Clean Water Petition
This 17 Year Old Petitioned Her Govt. for Clean Water and WON
Eva Tolage

“I’ve learned that the voice of young people like me is important and should be heard. With friends, my community and supporters, we have proved that our power really can change things, that if we stand together leaders will listen. I am so grateful to every individual who in any way supported me. I know this is not my win, it is our win. Me and millions of other young people know our rights and are not afraid to fight for them. Access to clean water is my right, and now I have it.” – Eva Tolage

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Red Cross Steps up to Provide Food and Water in East Africa
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Inconsistent rainfall, extreme heat, flooding, and low crop yields have led to severe food insecurity for more than 20 million people in east Africa. In response, the American Red Cross has contributed $650,000 to help people struggling to feed their families in two countries, Kenya and South Sudan. The financial contribution is aiding local Red Cross teams in their efforts to save lives.

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Eva Tolage
Eva got the clean water she demanded
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Eva Tolage, a young activist from Tanzania, launched Stand With Eva back in February 2015 and since then has been campaigning locally and nationally to get a clean supply of water for her community and school.

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