Busyubi Primary School Well

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

4041629837_09c1a12744_oUpdated Nov. 3rd, 2009

Construction is about to begin has begun and the borehole has been cased on the Busyubi Primary School and Community Well in Western Kenya. This community is located about 45km from Kakamega in the SW Bunymore location.

Lat. 0.01440 N – Long. 34.55016 E

The school has over 600 students who, along with the additional 300 nearby community members, will soon be enjoying clean and safe drinking water.

We’ll have lots of pictures when the well in constructed.

 See a map and who helped

Previously, these students walked nearly 2km to collect water from an unprotected stream.

A water committee of 5 men and 2 women has been formed, and together with the community they have raised nearly $300USD to cover the initial expense of the well survey and permits.

This well is one of two new wells being funded by:

Mayo High School – Rochester, MN

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Originally posted on Sept. 21, 2009

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