Curbing water borne diseases in rural Akwa Ibom

In most rural communities In Nigeria, the people drink mostly water from rivers, streams and in very few instances, bore holes. For those low income earners who cannot afford to sink a personal bore hole, they resort to making use of the community borehole where it is available. Current statistics by the United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) shows that about 57 million Nigerians do not have access to safe water, relatedly; the World Health Organisation (WHO) said 3.4 million people die annually as a result of preventable waterborne diseases…

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