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promoting access to clean water in rural areas of rwanda

Fundraiser Image I am Dole Mubanda, a medical student from university of rwanda. Once, i was doing my rotation in one of hospital located in the east of the country, i was able to visit the neighborhood rural area. I was shocked by the way they live. In order, to access a source of clean water, they travel around 2 to 3 hours on bike. The population at that area is poor, children are often sick due to poor hygiene. If they get access to clean water, theit lives will never be the same. Poverty will reduce, as they will get time time to focus on what can improve them, instead of always being in hospitals. Thanks!

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