Hand-dug well

For millions of people living in Ethiopia, hand dug wells such as the one seen here are the only available source of water. To fetch water, women and children have to walk as much as three hours round trip - twice a day.

Capital: Addis Ababa
Population of 98.9 million
42.5 million lack access to safe water
71 million lack access to improved sanitation
72% of the total population lives on less than US$2 per day