New Well in India: Melatheru

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Boys look on as new well is opened

Boys look on as new well is opened

Melatheru, Kookudi

Well #8 sponsored by Northview Christian Church

Our partner reports from the field that…

Close to this project is a school and large church and yet even with this, accessible water is limited and so they are forced to the fields for water.

On arrival final adjustments were being made to the pump mechanism and once all the bolts were tightened we proceeded to cut the ribbon and pump the water.  The mood was very festive here and the school children excited for our arrival.  I was told there are 350 to 400 people in this area using our project and they were all untouchables.


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