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Celebration of New Well
Old Water Source
Health & Hygiene Workshop
Handee Town
Fresh safe water for these children!
The People of Handee Town, Liberia, thank
City of Barrie Water Department (Barrie, ON)
Angela Cripps (Innisfil, ON)
In loving Memory of Steve Cripps

For helping them get safe drinking water
Latitude: 6.88951 Longitude: -10.38587
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Testimonial

Dear Lifewater & Sponsor,

We the inhabitants of Handee Town, write to extend our thanks and appreciation for the hand pump and well that was drilled in our Town.

Thank you also for the workshop conducted for us to gain knowledge on Health & Hygiene.

Thank you,

Boye Korlymah, Youth Chairman

 

 

Project Summary

Handee Town is a 45 minute drive from Bong Mines in Bong County, Fuamah District, which is the main headquarters for that District.

Stomach problems, diarrhea, and typhoid has been a problem in this town due to the lack of safe drinking water. The people here have been using open hand-dug wells, rivers and creeks to get their water.

On July 25,17 a Health & Hygiene Workshop was conducted for the people of this community with 27 participants who will help educate others within the community. Some of the training included in the workshop is how to handle foods and their environment, ways to purify water in the absent of a pump, and safe practices in the absent of a latrine.

A well was drilled in this town and the people have been educated on how to maintain the pump and keep the area around the well clean and safe. 

This well was drilled as part of a cooperative NGO initiative to provide safe drinking water to all Liberian's. Thanks to ''The Last Well Inc.'' for their coordination and support!

Well Details

Project Completed: 2017-08-09 Well Depth: 75 ft.
Depth of Water: 11.00 ft. Casing Diameter: 4.00 in.
Screen Length: 15.00 ft. Developed By: Electric Pump
Development Time: 4.00 hrs. Well Yield: 5.00 gpm
Disinfection: 24.00 hrs. Handpump: Afridev
Water Colour: Clear Water Odour: None
Turbidity: Clear Taste: Good
Nitrate: 0.000 mg/L Bacti Test: Negative
Iron: 0.000 mg/L pH: 7.000




Every $1 you give provides a child with safe water for a year!


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