Posts by Topic: Water & Infrastructure
Celebrating World Water Day with a new water system
In 1961, this small Himalayan settlement was established in the mountains close to the border. It is quite remote, but it’s located along a trekking route, so residents get much of their income from tourists. They also farm barley, wheat, and potatoes.
The healing power of water
Every morning, Ama Taomo, like many women and children in the Himalaya, carries her recycled juice and cooking oil containers to the nearest filter tap and collects safe drinking water for her family.