A truck named Ma! On her way to Sierra Leone

On her way to Tilbury docks and shipping to Sierra Leone, Ma! paid a visit to Malmesbury School in Wiltshire.

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Malmesbury School have been fundraising for Alive & Well over the past five years, so it was fantastic to visit the school to thank them for all their support. Seen here is Alive & Well Managing Director Kim Findlay, who was interviewed by BBC Radio Wiltshire (scroll to 13.45 minutes to hear the interview).

Update, 2nd April 2015

Ma! is now in transit to Freetown, Sierra Leone, due to arrive on the 17th April. Here are some photos, showing the final preparations and drilling equipment installed:

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    Ma! has been generously sponsored by Helpful Hirings - we are very grateful for this support, which will give us access to even the remotest villages. Thank you!
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    A powerful winch has been generously supplied by Superwinch, meaning that the worst forest roads can be accessed - thank you!
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    Metal drilling casings, supplied by Dando Drilling International. This will enable us to drill to a greater depth, ensuring clean water all year round
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