Drilling a new well

While the arrival of a rig in a community which has never before had access to clean water is certainly cause for celebration, each well Water.org drills actually represents months of planning, community education and technical preparation. Even after the project is finished we monitor communities for years to ensure a sustainable solution. Digging the well is the easy part.

Capital: Addis Ababa
Population of 98.9 million
42.5 million lack access to safe water
71 million lack access to improved sanitation
72% of the total population lives on less than US$2 per day