Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it

Sanitation training at Nabongo

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010by Peter

Our team in Kakamega was out recently with the students at the Nabongo Primary School preparing them for their upcoming well project. Before a well is constructed, our partners spend time training the community or school in proper sanitation and hygiene. Teaching why dirty water makes one sick is an important part of the process.


New Well in India: Thideerkuppam – Updated

Thursday, March 19th, 2009by Peter

Thideerkuppam, Kallakkudi UPDATE (3/19/2009): This location was actually home to 2 new wells.  The area is densely populated.  From their visit at the dedication, our partner reported… The project was located next to a new building which was undergoing construction.  The evening was approaching and the scene was quite festive. 


New Well in India: Melatheru

Thursday, March 19th, 2009by Peter

The new well in India, close to a school is providing fresh, clean water to over 500 people.


New Well in India: Mathakoil

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009by Peter

Well #6 donated by Northview Christian brings clean water to another village in India.


New Well in India: Adi Dravidar, Poondi

Friday, March 6th, 2009by Peter

This new well, sponsored by Northview Christian Church, serves over 400 in the village.


New Well in India: Poondi Pu

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009by Peter

See pictures and read about our partner’s visit to the site of this brand new well at a school in India.


New Well in India: Meetpar School Well

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009by Peter

Our partner reports on this new well with photos and a map of the location in Google Earth.


New Well in India: Ad Street, Kokkudi

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009by Peter

Ad Street, Kokkudi This is well #3 donated by Northview Christian Church.  In a few more days we’ll begin to post those brief reports and GPS fixes we promised. (our partner is a bit jet-lagged having just returned home) In the meantime…enjoy more fruits of this great work! [flickr]set:72157614559167973[/flickr]


More Photos from Wells for Life India

Sunday, March 1st, 2009by Peter

These shots were taken just a few days ago in India at the site of our latest completed project. This well was funded by Northview Christian Church. This is the Meetpar High School Well. [flickr]set:72157614628739430[/flickr] More to come soon!


Wells for Life: India Project Update 1

Sunday, March 1st, 2009by Peter

Our implementing partner, Wells for Life, has just returned from dedicating our first wells of 2009 in India! Pictures are still being uploaded as I type.  We will have higher-res pictures from all the wells within a day or so.  Internet in India proved a huge obstacle this trip, so we had to wait a […]