“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 can’t 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 it’s not the only thing around here that’s hard to find — with unusually bad drought affecting the whole region this year, water is in ever-shorter supply.