Edme's Long Walk

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Three-to-four times a day, Edme hikes nearly an hour round-trip to bring five gallons (about 40lb.) of unsafe water to her mountainous home.

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This footage has been sped up to 4,014% speed, click here to view Edme's twenty-seven minute walk in real-time.

Capital: Port-au-Prince
Population of 10.6 million
4.5 million lack access to safe water
7.6 million lack access to improved sanitation
58% of the total population lives on less than US$1.25 per day

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