We are so excited to be in partnership with East Africa Energy Solutions (EAES) as they begin the process of introducing clean water and energy into the Uganda community. This project is taking place in Kakooge, Nakasongola District at the Ektangaala Transformation High School, where over 700 students and faculty attend. EAES will be leading a team this fall/winter 2021 in professionally drilling a well at the high school to help make this goal a reality. As a church, we raised $20,000 to support this project, and we are so thankful to the Lord for helping provide for this need. Please continue to pray for this project, and for the leaders, students, and families affiliated with Ektandaala Transformation School. Thank you again for responding to and helping us help meet this need with your great generosity and prayers.
Below are some photos of the progress being made on this project. Continued updates will be posted as we receive them, so be sure to check back weekly to see how the project is developing!
On November 20th, East Africa Energy Solution’s water Engineer lead his team in conducting a Hydrogeological survey to locate good underground water potential.
A hydro survey is the first phase in the Well drilling process. Once identified, they begin the drilling process, which can go up to 75m deep.
Here the drilling team is assembling their drilling equipment to start the drilling process once they receive the go-ahead.
As of November 26th, 2021 they have confirmed a good well drilling location and have begun the drilling process. They made it to 30m then were stopped by a large rock. This slowed down the pace a little, but they are still working and moving with steady progress!
Below is a short video of the well being drilled!
On December 3rd, 2021 they began a water pump test.
This is a standard procedure to know how much water will be pumped per hour and do lab tests to make sure the water is safe for drinking.
The pump test results went great, the water is clean and there is enough steady flow to fill the 10,000-liter tank every day.
On Jan 8th they installed the Water Tower & tank at Ekitangaala Transformation High. The water tower supports the tank where water is stored.