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On the Island of Ukerewe

Great team again for 2019. They have acquired a valuable skill to make cement rings and install the pump. I am grateful for their support for the people of the island  

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Reasons Why We do the Water Well Project

Reasons Why We do the Water Well Project

The first water well we installed in 2005 on the Island was because a village, Saint-Pierre-Jolys in Manitoba had given us $800.00 to put in a water well. We had no clue what to do, but we collected information. We visited the women and girls where they were going to...

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Water Well Project July 2018

Water Well Project July 2018

Arriving in Mwanza after 23 hours of flying with 4 different planes: Winnipeg-Toronto-Zurich-Dar and finally arriving in Mwanza and having to buy the water pumps and some food for the three weeks on the island of Ukerewe.

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New Water Well at Bugosa Installed by Our Team in Our Absence

New Water Well at Bugosa Installed by Our Team in Our Absence

The village of Bugoza dug a well but found a huge rock at the bottom of the well! They tried to break it by heating it and pounding it with sledge hammers but all in vain!  So what did they do? They dug another well and it took about three weeks in August 2017 and in...

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Final day on the island of Ukerewe!

Final day on the island of Ukerewe!

After much thought and reflection on our Water Well Project 2017, Claire and I are very pleased with the way our entire journey evolved from the challenges we met, to the solutions we found in dealing with the different wells and the water pumps.  Many people on the...

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Final meeting with team members for Water Well Project 2017

Final meeting with team members for Water Well Project 2017

Final meeting of the Water Well Project team members on Friday, July 21st 2017 NEW CONTRACTS FOR 2017-2018: Sharing a meal as a sign of our appreciation for the hard work of the workers. A NICE WAY TO SAY THANK YOU! ASANTE! MERCI! FOR ALL THE TEAM MEMBERS' HARD WORK...

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Signing of a water well contract at Buguza

Signing of a water well contract at Buguza

We arrived at the village of BUGUZA around noon on Saturday July 22nd as many people were waiting for us!! Nous sommes arrivés au village de BUGUZA vers midi le samedi 22 juillet et beaucoup de gens nous attendaient! We greeted the people and explained why we were...

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Wells for the Island

Making clean drinking water possible for the villagers of the Island Ukerewe possible.

About Us

Since 2005, we have been achieving our goal of building wells for the villagers of Ukerewe. Every year or so, we leave Canada and travel to East Africa to again help build more clean water wells. You can help with our projects by donating. Any contribution is greatly appreciated and we thank you for helping us make this a reality.