Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A new Challenge sent to test our support - Need to repair a broken axle

On our last day in Kenya we received bad news - the axle on the bowser had broken.
Broken Axle on Bowser Needs Critical Repair

This is critical as the tomato crop at the community garden is growing well and needs 60 20 litre jerrycans of water each day to keep them growing.  Within days, there will be no water in the community garden water tank and without water the tomato plants will die.
Tomato Plants in Danger of Dying from Lack of Water
Despite willingness of Ladies to tend the crop

Also, most of the water tanks at the 7 schools are in need of water deliveries and without the bowser operational, they too will be empty within days forcing the 1300 students to bring polluted water to school, once more scooped out of the dry riverbed.

We are working to get this repaired as soon as possible.   The cost of this repair is about $2500.

Please consider helping us with this emergency repair expense.

You can donate by clicking on the "donate" area at the right (Canadian donors receive a tax receipt).  Or contact Terry at if you are a Rotary Club and would like to help us out with this or partner with us as we support Ndandini village area in various ways.


(update October 23 2014:  Thanks to support from several donors and the Rotary Club Sunshine Coast-Sechelt Canada, we were able to get the bowser repaired and today it is back in operation.  Thanks again to our donors for your support of Ndandini and your generosity!)

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