Help Provide Water for Life in Nzerem, Nigeria



This project will help Provide a fully equipped deep water well/ borehole that will provide good "clean water for life" to the people of Nzerem.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

For many years now, the community of Nzerem has been suffering because of water. Located in steppe and desert terrain, Nzerem is one of the poorest community in Ehime Mbano in Imo State, Nigeria. The inhabitants have to obtain water from overflow collectors of small, unsanitary river. Boys and girls have to drop out of school and walk eight to nine miles in deep down valleys a day to get water that the family needs.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project will drill a deep water well|borehole, casting, pumps and pipes, overhead tank and installation.

Potential Long Term Impact

Drilling of a water borehole for Nzerem community will lift them out of the cycle of poor health and poverty, help them to survive, plant crops, raise livestock, and have water to drink.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $335

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $335 .  The original project funding goal was $13,300.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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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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Project Leader

Albert Ezeigwe

Project Leader
Ehime Mbano, Imo State Nigeria

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