“From the borehole we expect a better life it will benefit both the people and the animals, not only here but also in the surrounding communities about 8,000 people. A better life will come.
We have a lot of resources that without water we cant use. With water, we can finally exploit these. We can grow vegetables, potato, tomato, watermelon, papaya, guava.” says Shamshedin
Hindeysa is a remote community in Somali region of eastern Ethiopia so remote, in fact, that you get lost weaving between sparse trees, looking for signs of life amongst sandy red earth. And its not the only thing around here thats hard to find with unusually bad drought affecting the whole region this year, water is in ever-shorter supply.