water well - ajanta (india)

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Water Well - Ajanta (India)

Young girls and women are standing on slippery rocks at the edge of the 60-feet deep water-well, barefoot or wearing flip-flops.­ They use buckets attached to long ropes to get drinking water.­ There is no running water in the village, and this well is the only source of clean water.­

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India & Himalayas - May-June 2009
Maharashtra, India