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2013 International Year of Water Cooperation: AVSI's experiences

On the occasion of the International Year of Water Cooperation, declared by the United Nations as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of water resources, AVSI has many stories to tell of people involved in projects throughout the world, who have understood water as an invaluable resource, a vehicle for education and an opportunity for growth.

• An innovative water supply system in South Sudan with UNHCR • Sabina from Tanzania, a new source of life • Dyna from Rwanda, a resource for the whole community • Children from Mexico discover the value of each and every drop • The story of Eduar from Peru and his new coffee field • Aquaplus: an aqueduct for Haiti’s rebirth • The dry zone of Myanmar, where farmers are discovering new ways to overcome the unreliability of the monsoon rains