2019
2020

Chipwanya Village needs $6500 to Provide Clean Water. This project will help 669 people across 229 households. Chipwanya has contributed 5% ($325), materials, and labor.

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Chipwanya Village wants to drill a second borehole to provide clean water to the entire village. Half the village currently drinks water from unclean water sources. The borehole will also serve neighboring villages.


Community Problem: Chipwanya is located along the northern shore of Lake Malawi. People lived without clean water 💦 until 2019, when our donors funded a borehole. However, due to the size and terrain of the village, approximately half of all residents don’t use the borehole. The same is true for neighboring villages. Instead, these communities use lake water for drinking and other domestic uses. This leaves them prone to waterborne diseases such as cholera.


Community Solution: Dig a second borehole in Chipwanya Village. The borehole location was chosen by a village project committee, acting on behalf of the entire village. The site is publicly accessible. Construction will be done by a vetted drilling company, with substantial experience in the area. The installation will take three days to complete. Before drilling, a hydro-geographical assessment using electrical measurements will be conducted to find the depth of the underlying aquifer. Above ground, the borehole will include a standard metal pump mechanism, a cement foundation to protect the pump mechanism and a cement spillway to channel excess water away from the pump. Funds will be used to pay for the skilled labor as well as for the materials that cannot be found locally, such as piping, fixtures and fittings, and concrete. Chipwanya will contribute volunteer labor, materials, including bricks and sand, and about $300 in cash.


Partners: our generous donors


Outcome: more clean water for the village

Apr 2022
Village Raises Cash Contribution
Apr 2022
Project Posted
May 2022
Project Funded
Field Officer Wedson Kondowe

Email: wedson@villagex.org
Phone Number:
+265994207245 or +265888661301

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Cost Breakdown

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labor
$3224

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materials
$988

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admin
$650

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transport
$520

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fees
$650

assessment
pics/data
$468


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