Posts made in October, 2013

Why Not a Well?

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Clean Water, Photography by Lindsay Corrigan, Program Update | 0 comments

Why not a Well?Many people have asked us why we are not choosing to drill a well in Toloha to meet the villager’s need for clean water. So we say, “actually, boreholes have been drilled, but a well is just not possible in Toloha.” World Bank has drilled three boreholes, but all three were unsuccessful. Two were dry and the other was unfit for human consumption. There are 5,000 people who need water in Toloha, which would mean drilling several more boreholes and still only meeting the existing need and not considering population growth. Believe it or not, Toloha IS a growing community even...

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Banquet on November 9

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Clean Water, Fundraising, Get involved, written by Lindsay | 0 comments

Toloha Partnership Banquet for Clean WaterWhen: Saturday evening, November 9, 2013Where: The Arts Council 400 N Queen St, Kinston, NCTickets are available for $40 per person or $320 for a table of 8. *Tickets will be sold in advance only. The banquet will be hosted by Meteorologist David Sawyer from Channel 9 News and include a silent auction, sit-down dinner, music and a presentation about the Toloha Partnership Water Project by Daniel Makoko and Burt Rudolph (our Team Engineer from Kinston who traveled to Toloha in June).To purchase tickets, please send an email with your name, phone...

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