Oxfam recently started the construction of a more than 100-kilometres-long gravity-fed water supply system, that will provide safe water to some of the most remote locations in DRC.
The Fizi territory, in the South Kivu region, is one of the most inaccessible places of DRC. And here, Oxfam is building a 96-kilometers-long gravity-fed water supply system, that taps into a river source in Mitumba mountain ranges. The project will reduce the burden on women and girls and leave them with more time to go to school and undertake other responsibilities in the community.

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Yet governments are still slow and shy in their response to this global issue.

But recently, people, lead mostly by youth, have taken to the streets!