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Ava Ikbal

Ava Ikbal

Ava Ikbal is a student at Seton Hall University studying Diplomacy and International Relations, a past participant in the Teens Take Action program, a Water 1st youth board member, and a Cascade Water Alliance intern.

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My experience traveling to Bangladesh; the country at the heart of the global water crisis

Let’s try something. Walk to the nearest faucet and pour yourself a glass of water. Pretty easy, right? In Bangladesh, for young girls, this short walk ends up becoming a four-mile hike only to wait in line and receive a couple buckets of dirt-ridden water for the whole day.

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