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Three villages — a source of life in Mauritania — now have three wells, a source of hope. In this northwest African country, clean, drinkable water is a scarce commodity.
Life is better for Awa Diallo and her six children since Lutherans provided their village, Weedou Mbaba, with a new well — a permanent source of clean water.
Diallo lives in Weedou Mbaba (the lake of the donkey), a village populated by returnees who lived as refugees in Senegal for two decades during a border dispute between the two countries. For people living here, water is a source of life, peace and conflict wherever it is scarce.
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