In Niger, women are the main beneficiaries of a number of investments made during the pilot phase. Many of the water projects in Niger specifically benefit women, as they spend a disproportionate amount of their time each day fetching water. The rehabilitation work increased the water level, protected the wells from climate variation by raising their coping by 0.5 metres, and included the installation of gates and troughs to help village women draw water.

 

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