What your money achieves
Thank you for showing an interest in supporting Alive & Well. We exist solely on the generosity of our sponsors and donors and depend on them for the funds that we use to bring safe water to thousands of people in Pujehun District, Sierra Leone.
General sponsorship and cost of well drilling
Every contribution large and small changes lives. We need to raise over £26,000 a year to keep the crew going with wages, fuel, materials, repairs and all manner of ancillary costs. Your help, however large or small, is invaluable – it is the life-blood of those that are waiting for their community’s turn to hear the sound of the rig arriving to bring them cool, liquid hope.
As the Sierra Leone economy and prices are changeable, particularly post the Ebola crisis, please contact us for up to date costings on how you can support our life giving work in Sierra Leone. This could be sponsorship of a complete well (wages, food, diesel, materials, India mark 2 hand pump, piping, cement and concrete aggregates, backfill materials, etc), or perhaps the pump to complete the well – all of which can be dedicated in your name.
Bringing the schedule of well projects forward means that communities can begin to address previously impossible ideas of making a living or creating small businesses, thereby trading and moving beyond subsistence. On an individual basis, children can go to school, as they will no longer have to fetch water for the family, or become sick from drinking contaminated water.
We have exciting plans to expand our reach and effect in Sierra Leone which we can only achieve with your help. However there are opportunities for remedial projects as well as new projects. In Africa nothing is ever straightforward and we are committed to helping communities with their water supply in what ever way we are able.