A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story - Chapters Fourteen - Sixteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Fourteen - Sixteen Summary

Chapter Fourteen. Southern Sudan, 2009. The drilling in Nya's village continues for three days. Late on the third day, water shoots out of the borehole high into the air. The entire village cheers and starts to sing a song of celebration at the sight of the water. Nya claps her hands with the rest of the children, but soon she frowns. The water from the borehole is brown, and full of mud.

Ifo refugee camp, Kenya, 1992 - 1996. During his first two years in Kenya Salva lives in a terrible, overcrowded refugee camp called Kakuma. When he decides to leave he walks for months with a small group of other boys. They finally reach the Ifo refugee camp, but find that the conditions are no better than they were at Kakuma. There is no work so Salva has no...

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