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Marathon Man

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in Home, Projects | 0 comments

Mikhael Gladwin AKA Marathon man, friend and contributor to the Alive & Well foundation recently ran the Bristol half marathon to raise money and awareness for Alive & Well. He smashed his target by over £95 and still counting, making the current total £995.38. This money will go towards a bore hole in a village in Sierra Leone.               Please find a link to his justgiving page below, and feel free to add a donation. We at Alive & Well would like to offer a huge thank you to Mikhael for all...

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A message from Alive & Well Chairman Paul Dowding 06/10/12

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  A message from Alive & Well Chairman Paul Dowding 06/10/12 I want to take this opportunity  to re-state our key objectives for the coming drilling (dry) season beginning in December and let you know what is happening currently. The rainy season gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the work we are undertaking and to re-assess our priorities, projects etc. The current time represents quite a challenge what with the Cholera outbreak that is killing people in our district and chiefdoms, the upcoming elections and the...

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Corporate Fund Raisers Required

Posted by on Aug 5, 2012 in Home, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Position Available Corporate Fund raiser Identifying charities and companies with suitable fund raising objectives Preparing and costing Project proposals Getting approval submission and follow up Suitable for a few hours a week for retired/ part time person. Suitable for those looking to gain experience and track record in this important vocation Voluntary initially, with commission paid to successful...

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Digging out Makka

Posted by on Aug 5, 2012 in Projects | 0 comments

Village has 165 inhabitants and no well A&W attempted to drill in May 2012 Drilled 5 different locations and encountered impenetrable rock each time. Finally got the drill bit stick and had to employ a digger to extract it. We have a 12 metre hole and need to employ contracttrs to dig the next two metres of rock, concrete up the sides and cap the hole and install an India mark I The village still has no fresh clean water WE need to employ contractors to hand dig the next 2 metres through rock, concrete up the sides, cap it and reinstall...

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Digging out Dendegarhun

Posted by on Aug 5, 2012 in Projects | 0 comments

The village has 540 inhabitants and no well We dug a well in 2010 Fitted an India mark II pump in March 2012 Tested pump and no water A&W returned to drill in May 2012 Drilled 4 different locations and encountered impenetrable rock each time The village still has no fresh clean water We need to employ contractors to hand dig a 2 metre wide well, cap it and reinstall the India mark II Project cost £5000.00

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