Water Project Update - We Have Water!

Good News! The well was dug in August and struck water on the 26th!

 The equipment to drill the well was brought in from Dar es Salaam (over 1000 kilometers from our site).

The equipment to drill the well was brought in from Dar es Salaam (over 1000 kilometers from our site).

 Sr. Dativa and others help send the pump down to the well.

Sr. Dativa and others help send the pump down to the well.

 Solar panel installation on the roof of the main building on the site (Rauscher Hall) will provide the energy to run the well pump as well as electricity for the building.

Solar panel installation on the roof of the main building on the site (Rauscher Hall) will provide the energy to run the well pump as well as electricity for the building.

 One of the youths waters the crops with a hose. Pipes are being laid to provide irrigation to the fields. Water for irrigation will be stored in a large tank that is under construction.

One of the youths waters the crops with a hose. Pipes are being laid to provide irrigation to the fields. Water for irrigation will be stored in a large tank that is under construction.

 A glass of water from the well. A secondary storage tank will hold water for drinking, cooking, etc.

A glass of water from the well. A secondary storage tank will hold water for drinking, cooking, etc.

Donations to our water project are welcome and much appreciated. You can use the “donate” button at the top of the page to donate online (please specify water project when asked).