Our development worker Lemma Belay sent us these pictures of a community rehabilitating a surface dam (or 'baleh' in Somali)...

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The slideshow also includes pictures of an underground dam (or 'berkad' in Somali). It's all part of the work of our partner organisation Candlelight to harvest and conserve water and enable pastoralists and agro-pastoralists to improve their livelihoods.

Read more about the work of Candlelight - supported by Progressio development workers Lemma Belay and Aide Botta - in an interview with Candlelight founder Shukri Ismail Bandare (735k PDF) taken from the June 2012 edition of Progressio's magazine for supporters.