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Will you endure?
Embark on a perilous journey to help Ayo fetch water for her family. Overcome challenges and enemies as you explore Sub-Saharan Africa in a daily daunting chore, gaining skills and wisdom along the way.

Experience Ayo's harsh environment, as she confronts her fears and braves the unforgiving drought in this adventure platformer.

A vicious circle
Ayo: A Rain Tale sheds the light on a young girl who regularly carries her tough water-fetching duty with courage. Ayo’s struggle is shared by many girls in Sub-Saharan Africa who live in communities that have no access to clean water. The daily burden of fetching water is carried by women and children, who go on journeys to distant sources and return home shouldering a 40-pound container filled with water for their families. 

With no time left for education, many women are denied the opportunity to develop themselves and their communities. An estimated 200 million hours are spent each day on water-fetching around the world [1], leaving both girls and women with little opportunity to break this cycle. [1] unicef.org

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Inkline Games
To give a voice to humanitarian struggles, Inkline devotes its time and resources to create video games that shed light on different universal humanitarian causes by giving the player a chance to experience those struggles through a symbolic, interactive, and enjoyable gameplay.

Approaching video game design and development process from a branding point of view, Inkline does its best to look at its games as one experience where every single decision is consistently aligned to the unique brand concept and message to achieve the game’s  objectives.

Ayo: A Rain Tale is our first  gaming title where the game design and development process was and driven by our vision of raising human awareness about Ayo and her harsh situation.