AKKAMPETA, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA

KINDLY DONATED BY BENUGO & ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM THROUGH PURCHASES OF LIFE WATER

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Population: 1455
GPSN14.55.798 E078.53.939
Year: 2018
SponsorAshmolean Museum Benugo

My name is Gayathri. The main challenge we faced as a family prior to installing hand pump bore-well in our village was access to clean and safe water for household use. The nearest Water-Tap to my homestead was not functioning and so I and my husband were forced to walk distances as long as 3KM to get water from a bore-well in the other village. After installation of this well closest to my homestead was rehabilitated through the project and now my family has improved access to clean and safe water for drinking. The Health Worker taught us good environmental and personal hygiene practices including the ten steps of hand washing. Now my wages and my husband’s wages will be improved as we are now engaging in our jobs for more time. Now my children also going to their schools in right time and studying well. Many thanks to the donor Ashmolean Museum for supporting this well to our village people.
— Mrs Gayathri, 29 years
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