Health
 Ghana
Project #6357

Help Bring Clean Water to 5000 people in Twifu

by Twifu Rural Youth And Women Concern
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The people of Kyerekum community has been eager and anxious to see that the work we started as far back November 2014 is completed for them to have access to clean water. For this reason, the community supported the activities of the Well construction by contributing enormously by providing some of the needed materials and labour from the onset to see that the work is completed. As at the end of the last quarter, work on the Well was completed including concrete lining and the apron on the Well. We were left with the water pump, which was needed to complete the Well and other ones that are ready and ongoing.

One (1) hand pump was purchased in early June 2016 with proceed from funds raised in the local churches In April and May 2016 specifically to complete the Well. Presently, the entire population of 250 people of Kyerekum community is now accessing water from the new Well. Some Wells are still outstunding and hand pumps are needed to complete them.

We are therefore appealing for our cherish donors to help us to complete the outstanding wells by donating to our project.

TCWP-RP (15)
TCWP-RP (15)

Work for the completion of additional Wells in other communities in our project area has been ongoing since January this year. The 250 population of Kyerekum, which is one of the communities are eager to see the work on the Well in their community completed in the shortest possible time. The concrete lining and apron on the Kyerekum Well has been completed and we need a hand pump to fix for the people to have access to the water facility. Ebo Appiah (not real name) and family who played a great role in building the Well are very anxious to see water flow from the Well. All the children in the community are very happy to see the ongoing work on the Well and are looking forward to the day water would flow for them to try their hands in drawing the water.

We are still calling and appealing to all our cherish donors to help us by donating to our project to enable us to purchase hand pumps to fix and complete the Wells for the target beneficiaries to access the clean water.

Description of pictures attached:

  • TCWP-RP (15) a girl drawing water from the fourteenth Well completed in early January 2016.
  • TCWP-RP (16) Concrete lining completed on the new Well in Kyerekum.
  • TCWP-RP (17) Concrete cover ready to cover the new Well at kyerekum.
TCWP-RP (16)
TCWP-RP (16)
TCWP-RP (17)
TCWP-RP (17)

Esi Gyenfuaa (not real name) with her five children and other people in Pra-Anaafor in our project community are overjoyed with the completion of the outstanding Well in their community. Water is now flowing from the completed Hand Dug Well, which was made possible with donations received by close of December 2015. The money was used in early January 2016 to procure the hand pump, which was much needed to install on one of the four (4) outstanding Wells under construction. The commissioning of the Hand Dug Well on January 15, 2016 especially around this time of the year has brought a lot of joy to the entire community of 280 people.

We are very thankful to all our cherish donors and we are still appealing to you all once again to help us purchase Hand pumps to completed the remaining three (3) outstanding Wells under construction. Members of the targeted beneficiary communities are anxious and eager to see this happen in the shortest possible time. We are therefore looking forward to receive your donations.

Work has been ongoing to ensure that the new Wells started are completed. In the last three months we have been working hard to achieve this. However lack of funds is making this very impossible. Work on the four (4) ongoing new Wells has far been advanced and almost completed. The concrete lining on all the four Wells has been done and what we need now is the hand pumps, which are urgently needed to complete the Wells for the target people to have access to clean water. People in the four (4) project communities including Esi Gyenfuaa (not real name) with her five children are eager to see the Wells completed.

We are still appealing to our cherish donors, friends and family to help us purchase four (4) Hand Pumps to complete the four outstanding Wells before December 2015 so that the over 1000 targeted people in these communities can have access to clean water before the dry season sets in from December.

TCWP-RP (11)
TCWP-RP (11)

Though donations to our project have not been forthcoming, we have not relented in our ongoing project aimed at providing clean water to our targeted people. In the last three months we have been working hard with the cooperation of the project communities to complete the work on the ongoing outstanding Four (4) Wells. All the concrete lining and the aprons on the Wells has been completed and what we need now is the Hand Pumps to help us complete the Wells for the four (4) communities to benefit.

We are therefore still appealing for donations from our cherish donors, friends and family to help us purchase four (4) Hand Pumps to complete the four outstanding Wells, which will benefit about 1000 people with clean water.

Description of pictures attached:
- TCWP-RP (11) Excavation work completed on the new Well.
- TCWP-RP (12) Concrete lining completed on the new Well.
- TCWP-RP (13) Apron on the new Well completed.
- TCWP-RP (14) The new Well is being covered and ready to be fitted with a hand pump.

TCWP-RP (12)
TCWP-RP (12)
TCWP-RP (13)
TCWP-RP (13)
TCWP-RP (14)
TCWP-RP (14)
 

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Twifu Rural Youth And Women Concern

Location: Accra, C/R THLD District - Ghana
Website: http:/​/​tryawco.blogspot.com/​
Project Leader:
Matthew Aidoo
Twifu Praso, Central Region Ghana
$26,362 raised of $74,000 goal
 
 
201 donations
$47,638 to go
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