Alantaso Village Water Project

The Villages of Alantaso and Krobidasiwakyi
Alantaso and Krobidasiwakyi are rural villages in Ghana’s Central Region which were given assistance in their quest to establish a reliable, all-season water source to provide clean underground water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and irrigation.

Thanks to local support at the World Music Benefit Concert I in Salt Lake City on March 20, 2009, the bore holes were successfully installed on June 13, 2009. All residents of Alantaso and Krobidasiwakyi villages are now drinking clean water from the hand pumps in their own communities! They send their thanks to all who have participated in this wonderful endeavor. […]

Adarikrom Village Water Project

The Village of Adarikrom
Adarkrom is a small community located in Ghana’s Central Region that had saved their funds in order to provide maintenance for a bore hole they hoped to get one day. After meeting with village elders and community stakeholders, Africa Heartwood Project undertook geophysical surveying on January 20, 2011. On January 28, the bore hole was successfully drilled with concrete pad and hand pump being installed in February, 2011, and Commissioning June 3, 2011. Follow up visits to the village throughout the summer, and community interviews in Oct 2011 indicate that Seth Okai village is successfully […]

Seth Okai Village Water Project

The Village of Seth Okai
Sethokai is a village in the Central Region, in the Kwanyaku district. This community had two semi-functional hand dug wells which were not sufficient to serve the needs of the people who relied on them. While the water was clean enough, it dried up for about 4 months of the year, leaving residents to fetch water by hand from a long distance. It was less expensive and more effective to drill a new bore hole rather than attempt to deepen the hand dug wells, seal them off, and install a hand pump. Sethokai saved […]