Drilling a Tube Well - #24HoursOfWater

Community involvement is at the heart of what we do. Success and sustainability is in the hands of the people themselves. In this clip, four men from the Deowanbari slum in Bangladesh drill a deep tube well, tapping into clean water 300 feet below ground. The result: 15 families will have access to clean water for the first time!

You can help us bring this joy to communities all around the world by donating your voice to the cause for World Water Day.


About #24HoursOfWater: Today, March 19th, Water.org will feature a new, short clip every hour on Twitter illustrating life in the middle of the water crisis - before and after intervention. To add your voice to the discussion, simply use the hashtag #24HoursOfWater.

Capital city: Dhaka
Population of 161 million
32 million lack safe water
76 million have no sanitation services
Infant mortality rate of 5%
31.5% live in poverty

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