No one in the village of Muwaya can forget what happened there in 1981.  That year, Mr. Kandulu died when a poorly constructed well collapsed, and Kr. Kalunga suffocated while trying to dig a well.  Without a well of its own, Muwaya became one of several villages sharing one shallow, hand-dug well over 2 miles from the community.  In addition [...]

In the Copperbelt Province of Zambia is a village called Mud. The 200 residents of Mud Village used to draw water from hand-dug wells during the rainy season, and walk over 4 miles to collect water from streams and ponds during the dry season.    On July 16, 2010 Seeds of Hope completed a borehole that would provide easy access [...]

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  On June 20, 2010 Seeds of Hope completed a borehole in the village of Muwaya. The community’s previous water sources were hand-dug wells, and water-borne diseases were a constant problem for most of the residents. Brian Mbewe offered his thanks, on behalf of the entire community. “It used to be hard for us to have access to clean water [...]

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As Charles Kalusa drank a cup of clean water from his community’s new well, he told our team that it was the first time he had ever drunk clean water from a borehole. Charles’s fellow community members in Sensele were equally as excited by the newly source of safe water, completed on June 30, 2010. Before the borehole was completed, [...]

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Ekiya Chibundama’s words speak volumes: “I am very happy because my children will always have safe and clean water.”   A resident of Lubuto, Ekiya testified of how terrible the water situation had beenin the part of the community where she lived before Seeds of Hope completed a borehole there on March 26, 2010. Many people suffered from constant stomach [...]

Nsungabukanda is a rural community of about 1,800 in the Copperbelt Province of Zambia. During the dry season, people in the village walked nearly e 3 miles in search of safe water.  The hand dug wells and streams where they gathered water caused many people to suffer from water-borne diseases. On May 15, 2010, Seeds of Hope’s drilling crew began work [...]

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Muwaya’s Well No one in Muwaya can forget what happened there in 1981. That year, Mr. Kandulu died when a poorly constructed well collapsed, and Mr. Kalunga suffocated while trying to dig a well.  Without a well of its own, Muwaya became one of several villages sharing one shallow, hand dug well over 2 miles from their community.  In addition [...]

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In June 2010, Water For All partnered with Seeds of Hope to install 80 biosand filters in the community of Nkwazi. The recipients ranged from small and large families to local schools. Excitement filled the community as people used wheelbarrows to transport the concrete filters and media to the homes and buildings where they would be installed. At Wipham Community [...]