UGELE

Type of Well: Borehole with Indian Mark II Hand Pump

Approximate Number of People Served: 1000

Location: Wendyrayna Secondary School, Ugele, Tanzania, Africa

Date of Completion: March 2011

Total Depth: 100 meters

Cost: $13,000 USD

Drilling Company Used: Drilling and Dam Construction Agency/ASETS

Water Condition Before And After the Well: People in Ihomasa got their water from 2 sources before the well was drilled. The first source was from hand dug wells, which were holes that were dug in arid, dusty desert-type land. Villagers would wait for hours just to fill one bucket. The other source was from a dirty dam that was polluted with animal and human feces. 

 

After the well, people in the community have access to clean water, and a boarding school was built close to the well, so the students could also benefit from having close access to clean water. 

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