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Swimming to school?

Hello from the Netherlands! My name is Annie, and I live in Katwijk. My country is very flat. It is also very low – in some places, if it were not for the high dykes keeping the sea out, the land would be underwater!

Life…Bucket by Bucket!

Hello! My name is Keïssa and I live in Mali. Sometimes, I feel as though I was born with a bucket on my head. Ever since I was a little girl, I have drawn water from the well in our village. But not in the last few months because our well has dried up!

El Niño – A little boy causing a lot of problems!

The streets were empty, and the sky was clouding over. It must have been at least 40°C in the shade! I got home and immediately my dad started yelling at me, “Where have you been? As if you did not know what was happening!” I replied, “What happened, dad?”