By Navin Muruga
I’ve spent the last 18 months visiting rural disadvantaged communities where most families earn less than USD 1.50 per day. In Kenya, I met women who hiked through dangerously rocky terrain to collect murky brown drinking water. In Sri Lanka, I met teenagers who spent their childhood hiding in bomb shelters instead of attending school. And in the Philippines, I sat in the back of a moving truck and watched in shock as men ran after us in hopes of receiving a bottle of clean drinking water. I’ve learnt a lot from these experiences but 2 lessons have stood out from the rest.