Today we got started with our initiative to bring running water to needy families. Our first family is in the small village of Vileyka about 5 kilometres from Chausy. This family lives in a tiny home with 3 rooms and includes a Mother, Father, 3 children and a Grandmother. Today the well was drilled and the casing put in. Margaret Campbell, from Chatham, ON, is sponsoring this project and raised the funds to bring water to 3 families. Here is Margaret with the mother, father, and 3 children in front of the new well head.
Since the area has very sandy soil and no rock like our home region, the driller is able to use a very small drilling rig on a trailer. Continue reading