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Completed projects

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Things can only get better at Bacho

November 2017

Bacho’s primary schoolgirls may still face the threat of early marriage but the arrival of clean water reduces some other health hazards, like such as typhoid, bilharzia and jiggers, a...

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A Minyange tale of sugar and water

October 2017

The main activity around Minyange School is sugarcane farming. Widespread poverty leads to high truancy as pupils work in these farms to get money for food. The school performs poorly.

The...

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An end to Hongo hauling from rice canals

September 2017

Children at Hongo Ogosa School are asked to haul water from home to help clean the dusty school but the water cannot be drunk. It is drawn from the rice canals, river Nyando and...

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A breakthrough at Kosida School

September 2017

Kosida School is a couple of miles from Ahero, a bustling little town on the Kisumu to Nairobi Highway, where WellBoring runs workshops for school leaders. The school started by...

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Onjiko School struggled without water

August 2017

The children at Onjiko School have had a tough time without water. Being dehydrated is bad enough, taking time out to fetch polluted water is worse, while frequent bouts of...

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Go to Nyangoto for water

August 2017

The 421 pupils at Nyangoto Primary School have missed a lot of school. The school’s location on the plains adjacent to the paddy rice farms predisposes the pupils to frequent waterborne...

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Kasuna's wait for water is over

August 2017

Kasuna Primary School was built beside rice plantations in Ahero zone, in Kisumu County. The school was stated in the year 1991 by the Kenyan government in partnership with the locals who...

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Anywang's thumbs up for the new well

July 2017

Anywang’s 300 primary and kindergarten pupils have had to haul water a mile from the seasonal Mayenga river. There is no rain water harvesting in the school since there are neither roof...

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Obino School's WellBoring Weekend Well

July 2017

Obino Schools' 500 pupils now have a new well thanks to the fund-raising WellBoring Weekend. Its pupils come from families that work on the surrounding sugarcane farms in Kisumu, western...

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Keyo School gets the key to life

June 2017

The nearest river is one and half miles away for the 400 pupils and teachers at Keyo Primary and the seasonal stream is half that distance. Rainwater comes twice a year and when there's a...

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Water sweetens Orenge sugar belt school

May 2017

Orenge (said with a hard g) Primary School is in Mwani Sub-County in the sugar belt. The main activity around the school is sugarcane farming and most pupils come from families who labour in...

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1,000 children and adults get well at Mitando

April 2017

The 442 girls and boys at 20-year old Mitando primary school and its kindergarten lack clean water. They are waiting. The area experiences outbreak of waterborne diseases like cholera...

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Obugi borehole to end typhoid

April 2017

The 658 children at Obugi primary and kindergarten have been missing an average of a day and a half a week of school through illness, almost all water-related. The school pupils get...

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Gatundu finally gets clean water

March 2017

Gatundu School made several attempts to have water within the compound but all in vain. The new head teacher was a beneficiary of clean water at a previous school and so knew of WellBoring...

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Bilharzia to disappear from Oseth School

March 2017

Frequent outbreaks of bilharzia have been a menace to the Oseth Primary School community. The hand dug well the school owned collapsed and is no longer functional. The building’s gutters...

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1,000 people get water at Bungu Kokwach

February 2017

The children at Bungu Kokwach Primary School have had to rely on a seasonal stream that dries up a kilometre away, and a hand dug shallow well whose coloured water is highly...

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16,000 more school days at Okana

January 2017

The girls and boys at Okana Primary School had to walk most of a mile to haul water from a hand dug well. Many shallow wells are infected, and the disease the school pupils get most is...

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An end to Jiggers at Mbega School

December 2016

400 children at Mbega primary and kindergarten are looking forward to more than drinking clean water. Sand fleas known as jiggers are a menace. Thriving on dusty classroom floors, they...

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No more walking for water at Kibarwa

December 2016

The nearest water point for the 475 pupils at Kibarwa School was a seasonal river 2 mile walk away. Water-borne diseases were prevalent and some 20% of the pupils were ill each day.

The...

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Drilling is complete at Kadete School

November 2016

Drilling is complete at Kadete School, the 11th project of the year. We're expecting that it will lead to a rapid reduction in illness and absences from school. 

Progress is being made...

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400 Oyola schoolchildren get well

Completed October 2016

Poor access roads, waterborne diseases and lack of water in the area have made life hazardous for the children of Oyola Safeway School. Now water is coming to Oyola, in Kisumu...

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Ending Snail Disease at Mao Primary School

Completed September 2016

Mao Primary School is 8km off the main Kisumu-Nairobi Highway from Korowe junction. The soil road turns to mud in the rainy season becoming deeply rutted and sometimes...

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An End to Typhoid at Ranjira

Completed September 2016

Ranjira is a 4-year old secondary school 2 that relies upon unsafe water from nearby hand-dug shallow wells. Situated 2 kilometers from the Kisumu-Nairobi Highway, pupils...

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700 Nyamkembe children get clean water

Completed August 2016

724 thirsty children attend Nyamkembe School in Nyando sub-county in Kisumu County. Some 400 households are in the catchment area, mostly subsistence farmers.

The Primary and...

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668 children at Masogo School get clean water

Completed June 2016

The children at Masogo School have long suffered from a lack of water. There may be enough in the rainy season but even then the Ombeyi river water can make them ill. So the...

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Borehole Reaches Cholera-Hit Namware

Completed May 2016

This year’s rains coincided with an outbreak of cholera to the Nyamware Primary School. Children were carried away to the Rabuor Health Centre and Kisumu General Hospital. When the...

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Breakthrough at Kowalla School

Completed March 2016

Not every project goes smoothly. Kowalla School was one of the hard ones. In the course of drilling two holes the team lost lost 20 drilling stems and 2 drilling bits, and had to...

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Miguye Water Flows Freely

Completed January 2016

The drilling team had some challenges in January until striking water at Miguye School. The land around Miguye School seems particularly dry, and the caked ground can feel like...

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Kibera Girls Soccer Academy, Kenya

Completed January 2016

Kibera is one of the world's largest slums. Nobody knows how many hundreds of thousands of people live there in tin shacks. But we do know that water is a big issue, and so is...

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Drilling Works at Onongno School

Completed November 2015

A rough dirt track of a couple of miles takes you from the market centre at Korowe to Onongno School in western Kenya. In the rainy season it turns to mud and the school pupils...

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What difference does a borehole make?

Hear three heads talk about diminishing disease, increasing attendance, and school growth, plus improving academic performance and how they share with the community. All from a simple borehole. ...

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Rokana School, Zambia

Completed November 2015

A donor who knows a Zambian school approached WellBoring and asked us to help them make a borehole happen. Rokana is in Kitwe, Zambia, due north of Zambia’s capital, Lusaka...

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Disi School, Kenya

Completed September 2015

The 300 Students at Disi School have faced many dry days. Without clean water to drink there are often high levels of diarrhoea. With no water to wash it's hardly...

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Nyatenge Primary School

Completed 15th June 2015

Nyatenge Primary School now have their own water supply. It was completed after a major drilling pump breakdown looked like it would threaten completion, but WellBoring's...

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Mgingo Primary School

Completed 16th April 2015

Mgingo Primary school is now up and running with its own water supply. It has a 58m deep borehole fitted with an Afridev mechanical hand pump, which provides water for more...

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Renja Primary School, Kenya

Completed 28 January 2015

Renja Primary School borehole was commissioned on 28 January 2015. 650 school children and 1300 community members are now getting clean water. We had a wonderful opening...

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Kibiko Schools, Ngong, Kenya

Completed 19 August 2014

Water is now pumping from the borehole and being shared with the local community. Kibiko schools is situated 30km west of Nairobi on a 46 acre site containing a primary...

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3 Wells in Massa Village, Sierra Leone

Completed June 2012

The people of Massa (Pujeh) now have three new efficient wells, delivering sufficient water for the entire community. The pumps that we have provided are robust and easy to...

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Summit Schools, Maragua, Kenya

Completed 29 August 2011

Summit Schools was the first community to receive a WellBoring borehole, bringing water to the 170 children and the local community...

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Summit School Children

Summit School Children

In Class 1

In Class 1

Constructing The Well 2

Constructing The Well 2

Land Rover

Land Rover