Clean Water Projects
"Africa is the womb of the world. When Africa heals, the world will heal." -Shantel Nicole
The Angelic Connections Village Water Project is part of our Donor Managed Funds projects. Inspired by Shantel, networked and organized by Kathy Gambles and Deja Mitchell, drums provided by TribaLoveDancer and DjembeDirect.com, and hosted by the Angel Spa & Retreat and Eccles Community Arts Center – this new drum circle community has committed to sponsor a bore hole in Ghana in Spring 2011.
How this will be accomplished:
Drum circle fundraising events
Donations in lieu of gifts for birthdays and holidays
Sharing the opportunity with friends, co-workers, and family […]
Marci Houseman, the director of Choral Music, Theatre Arts, and D.R.U.M. at West Pine Middle School in West End, NC., has set up a Donor Managed Fund here at Africa Heartwood Project. She and her students raised $6,000 from their own efforts and within the community to install a bore hole in Ogyanhewano (oh-JOHN-shay-wah-no) and Akromakwaa (ah-CROW-mah-kwah), two remote sister villages in Ghana, by the end of the 2009-2010 school year.
Photos of Ogyanhewano Hand Pump Installation on Sept 1, 2010
Click to read an article about the extraordinary efforts of Wildcat students at ThePilot.com. Marci Houseman and two of her students talked about the Wildcat 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 […]