The Gijaba Village Water Well

Special Thanks to the Coons Family

  • Population of village: 3,250 people    
  • Rate of Literacy: 46%
  • They always have a dry climate and in the summer it is very hot with temperatures reaching well over 100 degrees each day
  • We estimate this well will be used by 250 families per day
  • Details of village: Small rural village. Mostly field workers.
  • Their current water source is open water wells, which are not clean. Many of the villagers have gotten diseases from drinking water from the exisiting wells.
  • Responsible for Maintenance and upkeep: Village President M. Krishnam Naidu
  • This water will be used for drinking, cleaning, and washing clothes.
  • They previously had to walk 1 km for clean water.
  • This well will save them approx 2 hours / day.

Mandal: Garugubilli 
District: Vizianagaram
State: Andhra Pradesh
Date of Dedication: October 12, 2015 @ 5:22PM