Water test showing old water source contaminated
Water test showing old water source contaminated
Pump down for many years
Pump down for many years
Safe water flowing once again
Safe water flowing once again
The people of Chocolate Island City, Liberia thank
Luke Four Foundation (Peterborough, ON)
Daniah Sayeed (Mississauga, ON)
United Way of Greater Toronto (Toronto, ON)

For helping them replace their worn-out pump and repair their well
Latitude: 6.19496 Longitude: -10.45038
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A message from the community

Dear Sponsors,

We extend to you our compliments and sincere best wishes. We commend you for rehabilitating our pump which had been down for more than two years. Since this pump spoiled, we have had a problem with having safe drinking water. We are highly grateful to you for your timely intervention.

May God continue to bless you.

Boakai Williams, Community Elder

Some community details (provided by our in-country partners)

Chocolate City Community is along the Somalia Drive in Montserrado County in Liberia.

Lifewater Canada provided a well and pump in 1998 but the pump failed in 2016. Since then, people in the community have been forced to buy water for their families' needs, or to rely on open hand-dug wells that were not always safe.

Lifewater returned to Chocolate City and replaced the badly damaged pump pad, and the pump itself. The people told the repair team they were very happy to have Lifewater return and provide safe water for everyone again.

Well Details

Project Completed: 2021-10-08 Well Depth: 55 ft.
Depth of Water: 9.00 ft. Casing Diameter: 4.00 in.
Screen Length: 10.00 ft. Developed By:
Development Time: Well Yield: 6.00 gpm
Disinfection: 24.00 hrs. Handpump: Afridev
Water Colour: Clear Water Odour: None
Turbidity: Clear Taste: Good
Nitrate: Bacti Test: Negative
Iron: pH: 7.000

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

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