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Fixing Water Pumps in Nigeria with WASH

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The government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and foreign donors annually spend millions of dollars to provide boreholes in areas without access to clean drinking water in Nigeria. However, more than half of these boreholes break down, sometimes mere weeks after they are commissioned. In 2011, conservative estimates put the number of broken and abandoned boreholes in the country at 20,000.

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