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Señora Samtusa

Señora Samtusa

El Alto

Señora Samtusa, who is a leader within a district (FEJUVE) talked about life without a water connection. She has to buy water off friends who are connected or use dirty water from a well. El Alto's water utility was privatised as a condition for debt relief - despite the vast majority of investment coming from international loans and aid (70-80%), the company failed to extend the network as promised yet continued to make significant profits