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10 1995 Educational Leadership
"Maria lives in a village in Nicaragua, about 30 miles from the capital city of Managua. Although only 10, Maria has seen many children die from water-borne diseases contracted after drinking out of contaminated wells. If the village had about $300 to build a simple pump, its residents could have clean water. But money is scarce. So instead of going to school, Maria spends her days walking to another village 8 kilometers away to bring back clean drinking water for her family."

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