Elida, 26, water seller in charge of the kiosk in Tsarahonenana village, Madagascar.

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Elida at work in the water kiosk she runs in Tsarahonenana village, Madagascar.

Elida stands behind the counter of the water kiosk she runs in Tsarahonenana village, Madagascar and smiles.She's just one of the women providing clean, safe water – and building a better future for their families – through the water kiosks we're helping communities set up in rural Madagascar.'My best moment was the first day we officially opened the kiosk, when I was selling water for the first time,' she says.'We had a little opening ceremony with some villagers – people getting water, buying things. I was really happy as everybody supported me and I was finally able to run my own business.'

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