BENEFIT GIG – Supporting the struggle against water privatization in Bolivia

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31st March 2006 8pm – €15/10 conc. with id
The Castle Inn,
Lord Edward St,
Dublin 2 (Opp. Christ Church Cathedral)

Will be there:
Rónán Ó Snodaigh and members of Kíla
The Sick and Indigent Song Club and DJ ’til late

Since the mid 1990’s the privatisation of water services has been championed as the solution to delivering water to 1.1 billion people without access to potable water in developing countries. Privatisation of the service has failed to bring water to over 200,000 people in the impoverished city of El Alto, Bolivia where people living on $2 a day are being charged $500 for a basic water connection.
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