Build a well for 650 schoolchildren in Cameroon

 
$4,162
$3,838
Raised
Remaining

Build a well for 650 schoolchildren in Cameroon

Build a well for 650 schoolchildren in Cameroon
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Opening of well in 2010

Opening of well in 2010
In 2010 we have realized a well for the school in Paki village, Cameroon. It will be simular to the well we want to build in Lolodorf. (view small | med | large | orig)

Digging the hole

Digging the hole
This man is digging the hole for one of the wells that we built. The well usually has to be very deep to prevent running dry in the dry season. (view small | med | large | orig)

Wall

Wall
These type of elements are used to create the wall of the well. (view small | med | large | orig)

Inserting the wall elements

Inserting the wall elements
Here you can see how the wall elements are put into place. (view small | med | large | orig)

Putting wall elements into place

Putting wall elements into place
On this photo you can see the wall elements slowly being put in place. (view small | med | large | orig)

Creating the wall elements

Creating the wall elements
The wall elements are created at the well site. Cement is inserted into a wooden template which is left to dry and results in the final elements. (view small | med | large | orig)

Well design

Well design
This is the design of one of the wells that has been built. (view small | med | large | orig)

For who we build the well.

For who we build the well.
Schoolchildren! (view small | med | large | orig)

Girl pumping for water

Girl pumping for water
Photo from Progress Report 'Klaar, Finished, Fini!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Stichting Help Cameroon

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
http://www.helpcameroon.org

Project Leader

Huguette Samgot

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland Netherlands

Where is this project located?

Map of Build a well for 650 schoolchildren in Cameroon