Think about the amount of water you use every day – making a cup of tea, taking a shower, brushing your teeth, even flushing the loo.

Now imagine that you only have access to two litres of water. That’s about four pints… four milk bottles worth of water to drink with, cook with, wash with and clean your clothes with.

That’s the situation that people in Rann in northern Nigeria were facing. Oxfam is trying to change that. Here’s a short video about how we are trying to increase the amount of water people can access for their everyday needs.

By the way, you can read more about my job as an Oxfam humanitarian worker here and about my commute to work here.