How clean water fights trafficking

On Twitter Sower of Seeds Int introduced the story of Asha whose chances of being trafficked have been reduced dramatically by a clean water well being dug in her village.  The protection is two-fold. When Asha and the other village girls had to walk a known path to water every day they were subject to being attacked and kidnapped by traffickers looking for a consistent source of young girls. Beyond the immediate danger, hours spent getting water meant there was simply no time for schooling which increased her long-term danger of being tricked later by false promises of jobs or a better life. A fairly simple change, that the village couldn't provide for itself, means both immediate safety and better economic opportunity in the future for untold numbers of girls.

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