I just returned from the China-Africa Enterprise Development and Ecocomic Transformation conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. While there, I visited a village about 50 kilometers from the center city to understand local living condition and, in particular, water access and safety.

Out of Africa: Water Access & Safety

Water access is big issue for most Africa countries, especially in rural areas. Outside the capital of Addis Ababa, each family has access to water only once a day. In addition, the water quality needs to improve significantly since there is no basic canal sanitization system.