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The Center Earth Drill: How it came to be.
Started out as a simple humanitarian vacation.
An orphanage where scarce and contaminated water was so devastating.
Effects of contaminated water.
So little, so late.
Fetching water for the school.
Waiting for your turn
Girls bringing water to school
Not long to wait now.
Without water a government will not assign a doctor
Where were you born?
Their birthing room.
Water diseases will kill
The second part of the equation is the water they are fetching is killing them! O
Time not spent in school
This is their clean water
45 lbs of contaminated water, please help!
Would you drink this ?
. Center Earth Drill was launched
Many ideas, many thoughts.
More creative thought.
Not easy to create a master piece.
With two weeks left
The Center Earth Human Powered The Center Earth Human Powered Water Drill.
It works great in most soil conditions
Tucked neatly into the back of a small pickup.
Do you really want this expense and headache?
Looking for water
Our first test
Oh what a borehole it makes!
Casing our first well in Africa
Securing the lowering cable
Casing secured in the borehole.
Installing the well pump
Installing the cylinder to the pump
884 million people lack access to safe water supplies; approximately one in eight people. 3.75 million people die each year from water- related disease and 84% are children. That is more than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. Diarrhea alone causes 1.4 million children’s deaths every year. The ability to bring clean safe drinking water to impoverished nations is the number one concern of governments and NGO’s. Yet the problem still remains wholly unsolved. Why should we care?