12-year-old Ningsih rarely took a bath, not because she was lazy, but because it was a tedious uphill trek to the closest water source on her Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
Now she can bathe whenever she wants because World Vision has brought clean water to her village!
They would leave before dawn, trekking along the well-worn track to fetch water from a hilltop spring a kilometer away. Then came the hard part: the backbreaking trudge, carrying as many as eight bottles of water each. The next day, they would go again – and they had for years.