Lack of clean drinking water troubles this Jharkhand village

Juliani Purty has not had access to clean drinking water for more than what she can remember. She and 10 more families located in Longkata, Bandgaon, Jharkhand struggle for a sip of clean, hygienic water.
During the summers', the community well dries up, forcing the women to carry water from miles away. Come monsoons, the same well contains muddy, contaminated water. Due to drinking contaminated water, the ten Adivasi families battle malaria, diarrhoea, and other such diseases.

Juliani and her community will benefit from a tubewell or a new well.

Call to Action : Call Sashibhushan Samad, Member of the Legislative Assembly, West Singbhum, Jharkhand on +91-8084108336 and request that these families have access to clean, hygienic drinking water

This video was made by a Video Volunteers Community Correspondent Xavier Hamsay.

Community Correspondents come from marginalised communities in India and produce videos on unreported stories. These stories are ’news by those who live it.’ They give the hyperlocal context to global human rights and development challenges.

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