Statistical analysis shows that the introduction of sufficient clean drinking water into an area results in a 35% reduction in severe diarrhoeal morbidity thereby saving many lives and improving the health of the people in the area.
Often the children in the village are given the duty to travel long distances to collect water for the village. This results is children missing out on education.
Local water sources (including ice) are heavily contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Lack of clean drinking water results in Hepatitis A and E, Cholera, and Typhoid Fever. Each well helps hundreds of people.
Our hand pump water wells a durable long term solutions for local people. Hand pumps can last 10+ years. Each well can provide clean water for an entire village.
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Prices vary depending on location of the well, the ground and difficulty in moving required equipment to the area. Generally wells in more challenging areas cost more to build. Hand pump water wells can cost between £200 and £5,000.
For each water well we will email to you a picture of the completed hand pump well with a plaque with your name on it. Normal project completion is 2-3 months.