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Enjoying a safe cup of Water from the New well
Old dug water well
well dedication service
Children around the well
New Village Well
The People of New Life community (Quarter#2), Liberia, thank
Laura Roeleveld (Aurora, ON)
as Christmas gift for James,Becka & Victoria Roeleveld

For helping them get safe drinking water
Latitude: 5.888645 Longitude: -10.038538
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Testimonial

Dear Lifewater & Sponsors,

We the people of New Life Community are very grateful to the Almighty God for his blessings upon our lives through Lifewater by providing safe drinking water for us.

We want to extend our gratitude for your generosity towards us, for we know that water is life!

May God bless you all as you continue on saving lives.

Sincerely,

David Mallay, Gen Secretary

 

 

Project Summary

This Community is located along the Duah Town Highway right before the Rock Crushing site. There is junction leading to the Hope Mission and the well is located at the Provision Shop.

This is a populated community of 850 people.

Their source for water has been open hand dug wells that normally go dry during the hot season, and forces the people to spend almost two to three hours a day searching for better water. This area also lacks health care facilities and latrines, the nearby bushes are used for toileting. Drinking unsafe water has caused serious health problems such as running stomach, typhoid, skin rashes and more.

Lifewater Liberia's Health and Hygiene Team were the first to conduct a workshop here and the training was well presented on Oct 5,2018 with 31 participants attending. The New Life Community was very happy for the workshop and the lessons that were taught. They were very thankful to the Health and Hygiene Team.   

 

Well Details

Project Completed: 2018-10-18 Well Depth: 80 ft.
Depth of Water: 5.00 ft. Casing Diameter: 4.00 in.
Screen Length: 10.00 ft. Developed By: Surge Bailing
Development Time: 2.00 hrs. Well Yield: 10.00 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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Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5L1
Canada

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+1 807-622-4848
Email:
info@lifewater.ca
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