Good Water for Kebene Shamba

Well, they did it!  The MoreWater4Kenya drill team successfully completed the new well at the beautiful shamba (farm) for Kebene Foundation Children’s Home.  In only 4 days of actual drilling and completion, this amazing team drilled 193 feet, through hard sandstone for most of the depth, and then installed the casing and filter gravel.  They […]

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Drilling Again! – Kebene Shamba Well

Here we go again – or, should I say – “the team goes”.  I’m back in the states.  After completing the well at Dumbule, we mobilized all the way to Mwakangani (mwaw-con-gone’-ee), over 70 km away, 45 on dirt roads.  What a difference in scenery from the parched, dryness of Kinango-Dumbule.  You would think that […]

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Drilling Challenges

Some may say, “this is too long, Bobu.”  I don’t think so.  But I’ll leave that to y’all. Yesterday afternoon I drove back into Ukunda, to meet my friend Geoffrey, who had gone into Mombasa (across the ferry) to fetch a hand pump that he had ordered for us, from his friend – also a […]

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Drilling in Dumbule (doom-bull’-ay)

Now it actually looks nice, with some green returning – on the ground and in the trees and shrubs- now that the rains have finally come – a bit, anyway. Last time I came through here it was so parched – looked like scorched earth, as depicted in the movies. So now we are, once […]

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