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Mexico Micaela Vázquez Ton, 38, and her daughter Teresa Martínez Vázquez, 14, carry water in clay pots from a nearby well in Chilil, a community in Chiapas, Mexico. The well is a public resource for the whole community, and families turn to it during the dry season or when the water pipes are not working and local springs don’t have enough water to go around.