Musungururu Community Well

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Musungururu9Update: Nov. 17, 2009 – The well is complete!

Update: Oct. 7th, 2009 – The borehole has been drilled and is awaiting pump installation.

Construction has begun is complete on the Musungururu Community Well.

Our drilling partner reported,  “The beneficiaries welcomed their new water source with joy and thanked God for answering their prayer  of clean and safe water. They promised to ask blessings from God for whoever donated towards this well.”

This community is located in the Central Butsotso Location in Western Kenya, near Kakamega.

The water project will serves about 740 people in the surrounding area.  A water committee consisting of 3 men and 7 women has been formed and the community has contributed about $300USD to acquire surveys and permits for the new well.

The current previous water source is an unprotected spring about 4km from the community.  The water quality is very poor.

This well is being funded by:

Ames High School – Ames, IA
St. Andrews Episcopal School – Potomac, MD
Hope International University – POL4200 Class
Seoul American Middle School
Nathalie S. & Fleming College – Orangeville, ON
Paul & Cathy L. – NC

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