Zambia: Piped Water Boosts Women’s Health, Happiness and Income in Rural Zambia

With running water close to home, women in four Zambian villages gain four hours per week for other activities, study finds

From growing vegetables to spending more time with their children, women’s quality of life improved drastically after piped water was installed near their homes in rural Zambia, Stanford University researchers said on Thursday.

In a study involving 434 households in four Zambian villages, they found not having to walk to a communal water source saved each home about 200 hours…

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