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  • Finishing the works in Bokola and Kaniche

      The celebrations have died down, the drilling rigs have packed up and gone home, and our window into the lives of Bokola and Kaniche is starting to close. But there is still much to do and a huge amount

  • Work on the wells continues

    After 7 days when the concrete is dry the pump will be installed in Bokola. Original photo on Instagram Even those with disabilities can use this water point because of the slope. Thanks for your donation on behalf of Kaniche

  • The Dig – drilling and celebration!

    Last week was a momentous turning point for the residents of Bokola and Kaniche. The drilling of new boreholes brought clean, safe water to the communities for the first time. The wells will have a profound impact on the health

  • woman and baby in Kaniche village, Malawi

    Something about Mary

    Mary’s life has been tough. At 22 years old she’s a single mother to two young children and HIV positive. Yet she’s a truly inspirational character. A tough cookie – her face lights up the room and, despite her youth, she

  • Mr. Khombe in Kaniche

    Khombe, the King of Kaniche

    At 52 years old, Mr Khombe is an elderly gentleman in Malawian terms, but while certainly a gentleman, the Mr Khombe we saw today is still as strong as an ox and full of life as a man ten years

  • An amazing day in Kaniche

    Kaniche is a thriving local hub straddling the road which crosses the river, and heads towards Bokola and the string of villages off in the distance. Its larger size and the fact it’s near the road means that Kaniche has

  • Trucks arrive in Kaniche

    Day two of drilling: on to Kaniche

    Thats the arrival of drilling machines at Kaniche. Original photo on Instagram

  • Welcoming WaterAid team in Kaniche

    A new dawn in Kaniche

    Water Aid team arriving at Kaniche, its like dawn to them as they know that unsafe water collecting will be history. The team has come to witness drilling process. Original photo on Instagram

  • Mwanza addresses the community

    Mwanza addresses the community on progress

    Traditional Authority Mwanza adressing the community after supervising the progress of the activities taking place in Kaniche village. This woman is heading over 400 villages. Original photo on Instagram

  • Man carrying out water survey

    Surveying for water

    Water surveyor using his machine to find a water site location. The survey was carried out in Kaniche & Bokola. This has given confidence to the communities. It’s like salvation has arrived, to reduce waterbone diseases. Thanks to the Big

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