Afloat in Water, but Still Thirsty

[Africa In Fact]In Lomé, the capital of the tiny West African country of Togo, many citizens still fetch water from traditionally built hand-dug wells, water that may not be safe to drink. At Tsevié, a town located some 35km north, women walk more than five kilometres every morning to fetch water in the nearby Haho river where goats, cows and other animals drink, wash and defecate.