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Emily commented on Pani - Empowering women

I love the idea of a more affordable and comfortable way to transport water. One thing I've been cautioned about by an Indian friend is not to take away the women's opportunity to leave the house (although cutting the travel time was ok.)

The reason was this: while the women are in the home they are being tugged at constantly by children and husbands with demands on their time. Time saved  by bringing water closer (or in-house) would likely not be spent as uninterrupted study time. It will most likely be spent tending to the needs of others.

One idea might be to make the water destination serve two purposes - 1. to get water and 2. to be educated in some way. Fetching water may be the women's only time to be with themselves or their own thoughts.

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Emily commented on Healthy Village (Updated with User Map)

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll definitely consider adding a community involvement feature.

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Emily commented on Healthy Village (Updated with User Map)

Thanks for your comments and suggestions!