There has been a prolonged period of drought but rains finally arrived in the Spring. The borehole is still delivering large volumes of water for the communities it serves. The Milgis Trust continue to oversee its maintenance but thank fully to date we have had no major issues.
It has been just about a year now since any decent rains have arrived. In the meantime the water project has really delivered and kept people and livestock alive not only for the immediate area but for well beyond. The warriors have been able to keep the cattle alive by digging up a large bulbous […]
On June 12th 2016 we landed in Nairobi eager to see the village of Mpagas, all involved in implementing the project and the project itself. This was the culmination of over three and a half years of fundraising. This time, as our trip was not under the umbrella of the BBC we could enjoy the […]
Work progressing well on digging / laying pipes to supply points and protecting the borehole.
Following major delays the drilling rig finally arrived and hit a massive supply of water at 48 metres. This is about 8 to 10 times more water than required for our project. The water is of good quality. The villagers were quick to arrive on the scene and the thirsty livestock enjoyed the water first […]
On the 4th/5th February the drilling team went to Mpagas and conducted their drilling and environmental survey. Once the official report is back we will get a timeline for the rig to head up to site. Here are the pictures of the visit.
The Borehole Survey which included a meeting with the villagers to discuss their needs was carried out on 13th September 2014.